Samba4 DNS Updates - Linux Clients - Is it possible?
mike at dewberryfields.co.uk
Fri Jan 20 09:24:50 MST 2012
So, judging by the lack of a confirmation or otherwise from any of the
Samba4 team (or anybody else for that matter), it's safe to conclude
that Samba4 does not support DDNS for linux clients. Is it fair to say that?
Assuming I'm correct, it states in Chapter 6 (Domain Membership) of the
"The most common reason for which Samba may not be able to locate the
ADS domain controller is a consequence of sites maintaining some DNS
servers on UNIX systems without regard for the DNS requirements of the
Can anybody point me at where I might learn what these DNS requirements
are? As I've mentioned, it's pretty easy to configure DDNS on a Linux
server for both Linux & Windows clients so armed with the aforementioned
Samba 'DNS requirements' that's what I'll do.
Any question is easy if you know the answer!
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