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DNS Requests

Please review the instructions for filling out this form before submitting your request.

All requested information must be provided unless explicitly indicated as optional.

Incomplete forms will be returned.

Please note, root level domain names such as or require justification and are not given out to normal hosts. Servers which are used by the entire Hopkins community, and not just a specific group, are good candidates for root level names.  Please answer all questions completely and allow extra time for this type of request to be processed. You may be contacted during the review of your special request for additional justification or information.

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Host Specifications
Network Information
To expedite your request, if you are requesting a hostname on the domain, please ask your local LAN Administrator for a specific IP address before completing this form.
If you do not have an IP Address, please visit and submit a request
Primary Administrator
Secondary Administrator
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