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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

Spelling of 'Umlaut Domain Names' in Barracuda NG firewall DNS-Server

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 5 months ago
Solution #00005212
 
Scope:
This solution replies to:
- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x, 5.0.x, 5.2.x
- netfence firmware versions 4.2.x

 
Symptoms:

German special characters cannot be entered in the domain and hostname fields of the Barracuda NG firewall DNS-Server.


 

Solution:

The user interface of the Barracuda NG firewall DNS-Server currently doesn't allow insertion of German special characters (e.g. "TM", "ö", "ü").

Convert the Umlaut Domain Name to Punycode. A Pucycode-Converter can be found at http://www.nic.at/de/service/idn/pk_punycodeconv.asp

 

Example:
österreich.at is converted to xn--sterreich-z7a.at

 

 

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