samba 4 rc1: internal dns

Rowland Penny repenny at
Fri Sep 14 10:34:57 MDT 2012

On 14/09/12 17:15, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-09-14 at 16:57 +0200, mpe wrote:
>> On 14/09/2012 16:26, Ricky Nance wrote:
>>> For the initial join you just need to make sure that your
>>> /etc/resolved.conf is pointed at your main AD DC. After that samba can be
>>> configured with internal DNS. Look back on the list a few days for more
>>> info on it, documentation is being worked on. Remember if you are using the
>>> git version that you are using 'cutting edge' code, so documentation may
>>> not quite keep up with it :-) .
>> Perfect, it works! ;)
>> Next question:
>> mysrv:~#/usr/local/samba/sbin/samba -i -M single
>> /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba_dnsupdate: usage: nsupdate [-d] [-y
>> keyname:secret | -k keyfile] [-v] [filename]
>> ../source4/dsdb/dns/dns_update.c:294: Failed DNS update -
> Your bind9-utils package (providing nsupdate) was not built with gssapi
> support (which would then give you a -g flag).
> Having removed our dependency on bind9 as a server, we do hope to remove
> our dependency on the client as well (for this and other reasons), but
> I'm not sure if this will change for the 4.0 release.
> Andrew Bartlett
Hi Andrew, I can understand the reason to remove the bind-utils 
dependency, but I would hope that nsupdate is replaced with a samba 


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