bind dlz dlopen and dnsRecord dnsProperty encodings

Gémes Géza geza at
Sun Jun 26 15:01:44 MDT 2011

2011-06-26 19:21 keltezéssel, Gémes Géza írta:
> 2011-06-25 22:56 keltezéssel, Kai Blin írta:
>> 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.
>> Cheers,
>> Kai
> Hi,
> Sorry but by DNSP do you mean the dnspython (
> project?
> Cheers,
> Geza

First forget my previous e-mail :-(.
After some search I've found dnsp.h and and dnsp.idl and I've started to
understand the structure of dns records, but you were writing about some
python bindings, is that somewhere available, or it needs to be written?



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