Domain Name System (DNS)


Publication of domain names and resolution of domain names and IP addresses (DNS resolution).


  • Name servers available to government departments connected to the FedMAN network:
    • publication of the domain names accessible over the Internet;
    • publication of the private domain names (accessible only via internal FedMAN systems);
    • resolution of internal FedMAN domain names and IP addresses;
    • resolution of external domain names and IP addresses.
  • De-duplicated systems in different locations;
  • DG Digital Transformation's services:
    • name server infrastructure administration;
    • implementation assistance;
  • user support.


Federal public services and institutions


  • Application with the DG Digital Transformation Service Desk

Procedure for publication:

  •   You supply us with the minimal DNS record information or a file containing the DNS zone information in BIND 8/9 syntax;
  • Adaptations to the FedMAN DNS servers are managed by DG Digital Transformation;
  • Check to see if the records have been entered correctly;
  • Correct delegation with the registrar of the domain parent to the domain hosted on the FedMAN DNS servers;
  • Notify DG Digital Transformation.

  Procedure for DNS resolution:

  •   Adaptations to own systems to refer to the DG Digital Transformation DNS servers for resolving domain names and IP addresses.

Access and support

  • Accessible 24/7;
  • Support available from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm from Monday to Friday (on federal government working days).  

For further information or to sign up to the service, please contact the DG Digital Transformation Service Desk at, specifying reference code ’S106 - DNS external’.