samba-tool dns commands failing?

Amitay Isaacs amitay at
Wed Jan 18 17:46:31 MST 2012

Hi Charles,

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 5:47 AM, Charles Tryon <charles.tryon at> wrote:
> I did a fresh pull from git, rebuilt, re-installed, ran update-provision,
> and it appears to be working now.  Permissions are a little odd:  It used to
> be that I could run as myself and use the --password argument, and
> successfully add or remove DNS records.  Now I need to run as root (sudo),
> and then it works fine.  Not sure what happened (could even be a mistake in
> my process somewhere), but it appears to be fixed.

You should be able to add/delete/update records as a user. You will need root
access if the DNS record has been added by dynamic update.


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