Query refused for recursive DNS lookup in Infoblox

I recently configured my lab DNS infoblox server in a grid and setup some authoritative forward-mapping zones on it for my lab web-servers;

The DNS queries for the authoritative zones were working fine;

I then configured the DNS grid with as a forwarder;

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How to setup and configure Infoblox vNIOS in EVE-NG

In previous versions on EVE-NG, you could use Linux templates to run InfoBlox VMs. But that workaround was no longer a working solution after a few updates.

In the new version on EVE-NG, more templates have been added and InfoBlox is one of them. With the new templates the image boots pretty quickly and you can get an InfoBlox image up and running in no time.

The below procedure has been tested on EVE-NG running version v2.0.3-95 which was released on 02 January 2019.

  1. Place the Infoblox DDI KVM image in the below path in EVE-NG.
  1. Fix permissions
/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions
  1. Open a new lab, add node, navigate to InfoBlox IPAM template, add the image infoblox-NIOS-8.2.4 in EVE-NG and assign resources:
1 vCPU, 2048 Memory and 2 interfaces
  1. Start the node. Default username/password is admin/infoblox.

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