Sites and services and queries for SRV records ...

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Sep 18 19:34:38 UTC 2019

On Wed, 2019-09-18 at 12:18 -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical
> Hi folks,
> I thought, perhaps naively, that if an organization is using sites
> and
> services, and you do a query for SRV records from Site A for
> _ldap._tcp.<realm> that the Windows DNS servers would return the SRV
> records ordered with those for Site A first.
> Is there more that you have to do to ensure that? What I am seeing
> looks like standard random round-robin order.

There are SRV records under the site for this purpose, the idea is that
clients should try finding a DC there first.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett             
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT 

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