Bind9 DLZ not resolving _ldap._tcp.dom.tld?

Gémes Géza geza at
Fri Oct 28 11:14:59 MDT 2011

2011-10-28 16:26 keltezéssel, Michael Croes írta:
> Dear list,
> I solved the 'issue', so here is the 'solution' for future reference:
> The dlz line in named.conf needs to contain the dns zone name, not
> just any string.
> Regards,
> Michael
> 2011/10/28 Michael Croes <mycroes at>:
>> Dear list,
>> Sorry for my ignorance, it's not just _ldap._tcp.dom.tld that's not
>> working, but everthing in .dom.tld. Is there any way to get more
>> information from the dlz_bind9 module? I'm under the impression Bind
>> isn't using it at all (it is loading it according to the log).
>> Regards,
>> Michael
>> 2011/10/28 Michael Croes <mycroes at>:
>>> Dear list,
>>> I just upgraded to Samba 4 alpha 17 and bind 9.9.0 and configured bind
>>> to use the DLZ module. Resolving of the primary DC works, but I can't
>>> resolve _ldap._tcp.dom.tld (SRV) or _kerberos.dom.tld (TXT). Is this
>>> somehow intended?
>>> Regards,
>>> Michael
IMHO you should have had some other misconfiguration, in my test domain
(with a working bind 9.8.1) my zone declaration looks like:

dlz "AD DNS Zone" {
    database "dlopen /usr/local/samba/modules/bind9/";

I wouldn't call "AD DNS Zone" a real zone name.



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