DOCA0172EN-11

DNS

Presentation

TCP/IP communication is used to perform commissioning, data collection and data publishing, and connection to supervision software.

TCP/IP communication general principles, such as DNS and proxy settings, apply to Ethernet and Wi-Fi.

Domain Name System (DNS) is the naming system for PCs and devices connected to a local area network (LAN) or the Internet.

The following features require DNS service:

  • Cloud connection.

  • HTTP/HTTPS proxy if a domain name is used.

  • SFTP if a domain name is used.

  • NTP if a domain name is used.

Availability

This function is available on Panel Server Entry , Universal , and Advanced .

Setting the Parameters

The DNS is set as follows:
  • With EcoStruxure Power Commission (EPC) software

  • On the EcoStruxure Panel Server webpages, at Settings > Network communication > DNS

DNS Settings

The following table describes the settings and where they are available.

Parameter Description EPC software Webpages
DNS assignment mode Used to select the DNS server configuration mode:
  • Select Static to set manually the primary and secondary server addresses.

  • Select DHCP (default setting) to obtain the DNS server configuration automatically from the DHCP server.

Primary DNS server Used to enter manually the IPv4 address of the primary DNS server when the parameter DNS configuration mode is set to Static.
Secondary DNS server Used to enter manually the IPv4 address of the secondary DNS server when the parameter DNS configuration mode is set to Static.
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