Internal dns server changed between RC2 & 4.1.0pre1-GIT-2c3a808

Kai Blin kai at
Mon Oct 15 13:19:12 MDT 2012

On 2012-10-15 19:21, Rowland Penny wrote:

> It is one I found on the internet and altered to fit my needs, as I said
> it works on RC2 but now will not work on pre1.
> basically the script is run by dhcp from dhcpd.conf, it checks a
> kerberos keytab then runs nsupdate to first delete the pc's nameserver
> record (if there is one) then adds it into to the required zone. The
> script then checks to see if the record now exists.

Hm, I think we got rid of the DNS special user for RC1, but I seem to
remember Jelmer added back the code that adds it to some of the upgrade
scripts. Did you run any?

>>> Everything is the same, only the version of Samba4 has changed
>> Yes, we fixed
> So, it now listens on all interfaces?


>> What happens if you query records from outside of
>> that update?
> Do you mean as in:
> host -t A linpad.home.lan
> Host linpad.home.lan not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> host -t PTR
> has no PTR record

And does it work for other hosts/addresses? Like the DC itself?

>>   Are you using the correct Kerberos keys?
> Ah, what would be the correct Kerberos keys?, I am using one that I
> created for a user I also created, as I said it works on RC2
>> A network capture might help.
> This would be no problem if I only knew how to do this (hint hint) ;-)


Kai Blin
Worldforge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member

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