DNS resolution

Blue Prism installations communicate with each other using their respective machine names – it is therefore necessary to ensure that these can be resolved successfully, and that firewall rules allow appropriate communication on the defined ports.

It may be necessary to set up DNS servers, Windows DNS search suffixes or local Host files to support this.

Enterprise organizations often use formal DNS management utilities, however for tactical or experimental configurations it may be appropriate to use local host files to manipulate DNS.

  1. Open the host file on the local machine using a text editor such as Notepad – administrator level access is required.


  2. Enter the IP addresses and host names that are relevant to the deployment.

  3. Save and exit the text editor.