samba 4 rc1: internal dns

mpe michele at
Sat Sep 15 01:56:36 MDT 2012

On 14/09/2012 18:46, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>>>> /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).
>> This is en error or a warning? I don't understand if samba 4 can be used
>> or not.
> Samba will work, but without this it cannot update it's own DNS
> records.

It's own mean also the dns master (AD dns master)?

>>> 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.
>> Sorry, but:
>> mysrv:~# find /usr/local/samba/ -iname "*nsup*"
>> /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba_dnsupdate
>> are this the same? If yes, can we modify the sources to point to it?
> The script samba_dnsupdate calls out to the system binary 'nsupdate' to
> do the actual work here.

So, except to rebuild the dns client, I haven't possibility to update dns?
 From my point of view this is a big limit since it does not give the 
possibility of "./configure && make && make install + samba-tool domain 
join" and enjoy ;)


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