samba4 dns related question
jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 15:02:24 MDT 2011
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 2:34 AM, Matthieu Patou <mat at samba.org> wrote:
> You can't all the DCs register themselves as having "mydomain.local"
> pointing to them.
> In order to solve your problem you have to define sites, computer usually in
> one site will ask for DC by making the following DNS request:
> host -t SRV _ldap._tcp.<sitename>._sites.domain.local.
(translated to nslookup for windows people following along)
nslookup -type=SRV _ldap._tcp.<sitename>._sites.domain.local.
> The same for sysvol and netlogon the DFS referral protocol is returning
> first DCs the closest to the computer.
Sweet I didn't know of sites before now this should make things run much faster
I'll experiment with it a little and see that its getting sysvol from
the closest computer
> For new computer and computers moving from 1 site to another, it has to be
> tested I'm pretty sure we try to implement this but we might still have
What about this needs tested? Isn't this just DNS? and adding sites
and subnets to sites and services helps populate the dns here but I am
using windows dns as the master and bind as my slaves.
> Matthieu Patou
> Samba Team
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