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Gémes Géza geza at
Fri Jul 8 05:21:56 MDT 2011

2011-07-08 09:57 keltezéssel, Kai Blin írta:
> On 2011-07-08 08:45, Gémes Géza wrote:
> Hi Gémes,
>> IMHO the aim to mimic the AD behavior of W2Kx would suggest to use a
>> location which matches the W2Kx DNS servers,
> Yes. The location I chose was based on the existing setup for the root
> server records, which in turn use the win2k3 location.
>> so I suggest to modify the
>> location used by the new DNS server to
>> CN=MicrosoftDNS,DC=DomainDnsZones.
> I disagree. Step one is to get something that works. The next step would
> be to make the provision code put stuff into different locations based
> on the forest level. This seems to be a generic thing, so maybe one of
> the other developers who has some cycles to spare can fix that.
>> Anyway in the source4/dns_server
>> directory I've found only one reference to CN=System path in dns_utils.c:122
> The s4-internal DNS server just filters for "objectClass=dnsNode", so
> it'll pick up dnsNode records in both locations. Which nicely explains
> why it works for the win2k3 style location we're now provisioning but
> also with win2k8 style data replicated over from a win2k8 dc. (That is,
> apart from trying to find the SOA record for the domain, which is what
> dns_utils.c:122 does.)
> Anyway, the attached patch should fix the issue for now.
> HTH,
> Kai

What about a patch like the attached?
Probably it needs some more work to create the DC=DomainDnsZones
DC=ForestDnsZones containers and two references for them in the


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