Configuring the Organization’s DNS for WAPT


DNS configuration is not strictly required, but it is very strongly recommended.

In order to make make your WAPT setup easier to manage, it is strongly recommended to configure the DNS server to include A field or CNAME field as below:

  • srvwapt.mydomain.lan;

  • wapt.mydomain.lan;

Replace mydomain.lan with your network’s DNS suffix.

These DNS fields will be used by WAPT agents to locate the WAPT Server and their WAPT repositories closest to them.

Configuring DNS entries in Microsoft RSAT.

  • The A field must point to the WAPT Server IP address;

Configuration of the A field in Windows RSAT

Configuration of the A field in Windows RSAT

You can now install the WAPT Server on your favorite operating system: