samba4 from BDC to PDC

Gémes Géza geza at
Fri Oct 21 11:15:09 MDT 2011

2011-10-21 13:49 keltezéssel, Matthieu Patou írta:
> On 21/10/2011 12:02, Daniele Dario wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 19:01 +0200, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>>> On 20/10/2011 16:53, Daniele Dario wrote:
>>>> Hi Geza,
>>>> looking in my ubuntu I found that I have a
>>>> in /usr/local/samba/lib/samba. Are them the same modules (maybe the
>>>> module has changed location between releases)? If yes should I use the
>>>> in /usr/local/samba/lib/samba/ instead
>>>> of /usr/local/samba/modules/bind9/ you told me?
>>> Yest it's ok, this is a bind9 plugin, we might have changed the
>>> location
>>> lately.
>>>> Anyway, just to better understand what I'm doing, what's the
>>>> difference
>>>> between provisioning a new domain which does not include the dlz
>>>> statement in the bind configuration and my case (removing the sbs dc
>>>> after a domain join)?
>>> So by default the provision use the file backend for bind, whereas the
>>> dlz_bind9  use a custom bind plugin so that bind can read directly DNS
>>> records in the AD database, maybe if you provide
>>> --dns-backend=BIND9_DLZ
>>> (got the information from provision --help) then it will generate other
>>> instructions (if not it's a bug feel free to fix it).
>>> For the domain join I guess we have to add an option to define the
>>> backend with the current valid backend as all of them can have their
>>> interest depending on the use case.
>>> In this case the spn for DNS/xxxx should also be generated.
>> Hi Matthieu,
>> thanks for the info.
>> So if I catch it, if I use dlz_bind9 plugin it is used for the
>> zone while the zone and the reversed one
>> still remain the same or am I completely wrong?
> No normally the dlz_plugin will also take care of the, for
> the reverse one I think it didn't take care of it right now and if it
> does you need to instruct bind to use this plugin for the reverse zone
> too.
> Matthieu.

According to (both post were at samba-technical at 13th and 17th of this
the current git version should take care of the reverse zone as well.


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