PATCH: WHATSNEW.txt: Added more details about multiple DNS forwarders

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at
Thu Aug 18 23:25:22 UTC 2016

Hi Garming,

like discussed on IRC, here's the patch to improve the release note.
Please push, if OK.

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From 4afcdb431c6ae999f797fbb0c67c579ca8751f39 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:57:58 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] WHATSNEW.txt: Added more details about multiple DNS

Signed-off-by: Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at>
 WHATSNEW.txt | 7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/WHATSNEW.txt b/WHATSNEW.txt
index 25da528..662d904 100644
--- a/WHATSNEW.txt
+++ b/WHATSNEW.txt
@@ -122,8 +122,11 @@ restored with the original SID and GUID still in place.
 Multiple DNS Forwarders on the AD DC
-Multiple DNS forwarders are now supported on the AD DC, allowing
-samba to fall back between two different DNS servers for forwarded queries.
+Previously, the Samba internal DNS server supported only one DNS forwarder.
+The "dns forwarder" option has been enhanced and now supports a space-separated
+list of multiple DNS server IP addresses. As a result, Samba is now able to
+fall back to alternative DNS servers. In case that a DNS query to the first
+server timed out, it is send to the next DNS server listed in the option.
 Password quality plugin support in the AD DC

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