[PATCH 0/4] dynamic DNS registration updates
jpeach at apple.com
Fri May 30 17:42:26 GMT 2008
This patch series alters (hopefully for the better) the behaviour of
"net ads dns register".
[1/4] dns: Log the DNS error on DNS update failure.
Map DNS error code to messages and print an error if the update is
[2/4] dns updates: Register name.dnsdomain instead of
I expect this patch to be somewhat controversial. It's not clear to me
what the correct way to figure out the client's DNS domain is. On our
systems, the AD join sets up a realm->DNS mapping in the MIT Kerberos
config file. This might be different for others.
[3/4] dns: Use writev(2) to send DNS requests in a single TCP segment.
This should be straightforward. We just make Wireshark's life easier.
[4/4] dns updates: Dynamically register a PTR record.
We register a PTR record for out first IPv4 address. When DNS
registrations get IPv6 support we should also register an IPv6
address. I've taken basically the simplest approach possible to
registering PTR records. There's significant room for this to become
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