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Netbox Dns is a netbox plugin for managing zone, nameserver and record inventory.

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NetBox DNS

NetBox DNS is a NetBox plugin for managing DNS data.

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  • Manage name servers
  • Manage DNS zone information, automatically generating SOA and NS records
  • Automatically create and update PTR records for A and AAAA records
  • Optionally organize zones in views to cater for split horizon DNS and multi site deployments

NetBox DNS is using the standardized NetBox plugin interface, so it also takes advantage of the NetBox tagging and change log features.


  • NetBox 3.4 or higher
  • Python 3.8 or higher

Installation & Configuration


$ source /opt/netbox/venv/bin/activate
(venv) $ pip install netbox-dns


Add the plugin to the NetBox config. ~/netbox/


To permanently mount the plugin when updating NetBox:

echo netbox-dns >> ~/netbox/local_requirements.txt

To add the required netbox_dns tables to your database run the following command from your NetBox directory:

./ migrate

Full reference: Using Plugins - NetBox Documentation



Zone Detail


Record Detail


Contributions are always welcome! Please see: contributing guide



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