Add Access Gateway to Windows DNS

Windows is the DNS provider for Access Gateway. You can use Windows DNS Manager to perform common administrative tasks.

To add a Windows DNS entry for an Access Gateway instance:

  1. Sign in to your Windows server.
  2. Start the DNS Manager application.
  3. Select your domain (for example,

  4. Click ActionNew Host (A or AAAA).
  5. Enter appropriate values for name (FQDN or fully qualified domain name) and IP address. For example:
    • Name: gw-iis
    • FQDN: gw-iis.access-gateway.tld
    • IP Address: IP Address of Access Gateway instance.
  6. Click Add Host.
  7. Exit Windows DNS manager.