New added DNS entries are not resolveable

Amitay Isaacs amitay at
Wed Nov 7 06:50:20 MST 2012

Hi Marc,

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Marc Muehlfeld
<Marc.Muehlfeld at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I played around with DNS to isolate the issue, why I have problems with a
> second DC whose name can't be resolved after joining: It seems that if I add
> entries to the DNS (with the windows DNS tool or samba-tool), I can't
> resolve them (but they are there visible e.g. in the windows DNS tool).

Are you using internal DNS server or BIND with DLZ plugin?

> # samba-tool dns add marc A
> -Uadministrator
> Password for [MUC\administrator]:
> Record added successfully
> [root at Test_DC1 local]# host -t A
> Host not found: 2(SERVFAIL)

What's the output of

  samba-tool dns query @ ALL

It should list all the dns records for the zone


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