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HSCN technical guidance

Guidance, policy and best practice documents covering all technical aspects of HSCN. Documents on this page will be reguarly reviewed and updated by NHS Digital as required.

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HSCN IP address management

Find all information relating to IP address management under HSCN, including the HSCN IP addressing policy, IP addressing good practice guidelines, IPAM process and change request forms.

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Business Applications Guidance

This document provides guidance on procuring standard business applications to replace N3 overlays.

HSCN / Transition Network DNS

This document provides an overview of DNS on HSCN and TN and the DNS change request process

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Transition Network guidance for DNS local forwarding and server configuration

This document is intended for NHS 'end-user' organisations connected to the Transition Network (TN), who have opted for local DNS provision.

Troubleshooting guide - HSCN IP network connectivity

This guidance document provides a step by step guide to using specific tools and techniques that will resolve or rule out issues that commonly cause network connectivity problems.

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