How to get DNS replication working properly?

Mike Howard mike at
Sun Jun 24 05:11:40 MDT 2012

On 24/06/2012 12:01, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-06-24 at 10:33 +0100, Mike Howard wrote:
>> On 24/06/2012 08:35, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 17:32 +0200, Morten Kramer wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I've been trying to get DNS replication to work for a few days now.
>>>> What I've done:
>>>> - Compile Samba (Beta1/Beta2/recent git pull) under Centos 6.2 x64
>>>> Any help will be greatly appreciated!
>>> Could you both please try
>>> git:// fix-dns-replication
>>> If you start with that, for a new join, it should do the replication of
>>> the DNS partitions.  Otherwise, follow the steps you took.
>>> Please let me know if this works, so I can get this in to master to
>>> assist others.
>>> Andrew Bartlett
>> I tried the two patches you posted the other day and using the internal
>> dns server got replication to work.
>> There was a minor issue of the secondary dc's details were not added to
>> the primary's dns at all. Easily added manually though. The SOA doesn't
>> include the secondary ns info
>> Thanks for the hard work..
> Thanks for the confirmation!
> The reason that the secondary DC isn't enrolled in DNS is that the
> internal DNS server does not support dynamic updates (yet, Kai is still
> working on it).
I assume you mean _secure_ dynamic updates? Basic dynamic updates happen 
just fine.
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