bind dlz dlopen and dnsRecord dnsProperty encodings

Kai Blin kai at
Sat Jun 25 14:56:32 MDT 2011

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On 2011-06-25 21:43, Gémes Géza wrote:

Hi Gémés,

> I was trying to modify the provision script to create the dns
> configuration in the AD. This way using bind 9.8.0-P2 (configured
> --with-dlz-dlopen) could be in theory in par with a win AD+DNS server
> configuration-wise. If I create a domain using a win DC ad join samba4
> to it, bind is picking up the records, and I can successfully query it
> for records, or transfer  the whole zone (although even after adding it
> as an NS record to every container (where there was an NS record for the
> win DNS server) it considers itself non-authoritative for the domain).
> My problem is that to be able to provision a samba4 AD domain I must
> know how to convert the DNS information to the binary format used by AD.

This has been on my todo list for quite a while now, but I didn't get
around to do this yet. :(

What needs to happen for this is to extend the provision script by
filling in the respective records using the DNSP python wrapper to
create the records and then storing them in LDB.


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