Samba-tool dns commands??

Gémes Géza geza at
Wed Feb 1 14:22:34 MST 2012

2012-02-01 21:38 keltezéssel, Charles Tryon írta:
> OK, this one really has me scratching my head...
> On my migration test server, I've suddenly run into a problem where I can't
> run the samba-tool "dns" command to add entries to the DLZ DNS tables.
> This is on a system where I have run a domain samba3upgrade.  The generated
> DNS system is running just fine, and I can actually bring up the Microsoft
> DNS Administrative tools to view or add entries in the DNS zone, but if I
> try to enter them from the command line, I get the following error:
>> sudo /usr/local/samba/bin/samba-tool dns add localhost dummy A
> --password=something
> ERROR(runtime): uncaught exception - (-1073741801, 'Memory allocation
> error')
>   File
> "/usr/local/samba/lib/python2.6/site-packages/samba/netcmd/",
> line 167, in _run
>     return*args, **kwargs)
>   File "/usr/local/samba/lib/python2.6/site-packages/samba/netcmd/",
> line 848, in run
>     dns_conn = dns_connect(server, self.lp, self.creds)
>   File "/usr/local/samba/lib/python2.6/site-packages/samba/netcmd/",
> line 36, in dns_connect
>     dns_conn = dnsserver.dnsserver(binding_str, lp, creds)
> I then went to the Wiki page for the samba-tool to check to see if I'd
> missed some change in parameters for the command, and discovered that the
> "dns" command is NOT LISTED as one of the commands for samba-tool?
> Did something change, or is this just an oversight in the Wiki page???  Am
> I missing something?
> I am doing a clean build-from-scratch from git to see if this affects
> the problem.
The wiki is quite outdated in this regard.


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