DNS zones replication

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Tue Feb 21 18:03:52 MST 2012

On 02/21/2012 03:03 PM, Amitay Isaacs wrote:
> Hi Daniele,
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 8:11 PM, Daniele Dario<d.dario76 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi Amitay,
>> On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 09:20 +1100, Amitay Isaacs wrote:
>>> Hi Matthieu,
>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Matthieu Patou<mat at matws.net>  wrote:
>>>> Hi Amitay,
>>>> On 31/01/2012 05:22, Amitay Isaacs wrote:
>>>>> Hi Daniele,
>>>>> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Daniele Dario<d.dario76 at gmail.com>
>>>>>   wrote:
>>>>>> Hi Samba team,
>>>>>> I've some (maybe stupid) questions.
>>>>>> I have two samba4 AD DCs on the same domain.
>>>>>> At the moment one of them also acts as DNS for my network with bind9_dlz
>>>>>> (kdc01) while the other (kdc02) no.
>>>>>> kdc01 runs on a VM while kdc02 is a physical machine.
>>>>>> Would it be possible (now or in the future) to replicate also the
>>>>>> DomainDnsZones and ForestDnsZones partitions between the DCs to allow
>>>>>> the bind_dlz module to work also on the second DC?
>>>>> If one of the DC is samba is others are windows, then DNS partitions
>>>>> will replicate
>>>> Did you understood why is it so ? Is it because MS DC notify samba about
>>>> changes on those partitions ?
>>> I need to test with W2K3 DC and check what happens after dcpromo. I'm almost
>>> done with the dns upgrade script. I'll come back to replication after that.
>>> Amitay.
>> did you do any progresses for dns zones replication?
>> Thanks,
>> Daniele.
> I haven't had much time to spend on the DNS replication issue. I am waiting for
> feedback from Matthieu regarding W2K3 behaviour in this regard.
> Matthieu, did you get a chance to go through the network captures and figure
> out if there is any RPC call involved? Or W2K3 magically sets msDs-hasMasterNCs
> for DNS partitions? And we need to do the same?
I didn't had a look I'll try to have a look this week.

> Amitay.

Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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