All enquiries regarding the use of DNS at the University should be directed to the service desk.
Telephone: Ext 2600
Network Time Services
All University computers, servers and printers can synchronise their time from a local time server (NTP). This time server is synchronised from a very accurate Australian time standard. The IP for the NTP server is 188.8.131.52, but the use of the DNS name ntp.its.utas.edu.au is recommended if at all possible. This new server replaces older servers 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11. If you already use the names timeserver.sandybay and timeserver.newnham (and the shorter equivalents) they will continue to work and so do not need changing.
Domain Name Services
All wired University computers, servers and printers must be registered with the University Domain Name Service (DNS) in order to gain access to wired data networks. DNS registrations for University assets can be performed by selected departmental computing support officers and trained DMS/Hub staff on behalf of departments with no dedicated ICT staff.
The use of DHCP for all host IP configurations is highly recommended. However, if manual configuration of DNS settings in servers and printers is required, please use the following values. Please note that attempts to connect directly to remote DNS servers is blocked. All DNS queries must be performed against these official UTAS DNS servers.
Sandy Bay, inc Taroona
Launceston, inc Inveresk and AMC