[Samba] RE: Active DNS registration on join realm?

Kaplan, Marc marc_kaplan at adaptec.com
Wed Sep 21 16:46:33 GMT 2005

If you're interested, Tridge put this code up with instructions at:

While I can't vouch for whether the code works, I can vouch that the
author writes good code :). At the very least it could be a starting
point for you.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
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[mailto:samba-technical-bounces+mkaplan=snapappliance.com at lists.samba.or
> On Behalf Of Arup Biswas
> Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 5:06 PM
> To: Andrew Bartlett
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org; samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> Subject: RE: Active DNS registration on join realm?
> Thanks, Andrew, I appreciate it.
> -Arup
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Bartlett [mailto:abartlet at samba.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 4:55 PM
> To: Arup Biswas
> Cc: samba-technical at lists.samba.org; samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: Active DNS registration on join realm?
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 11:49 -0700, Arup Biswas wrote:
> > Dear Samba members,
> >
> >
> > I am wondering if on joining a realm (with security=ADS),  samba 3.x
> > server gets automatically registered with MS Dynamic DNS server. My
> > test with Samba 3.0.14a on linux did not reveal any such capability.
> > But may be because I did not use the correct option? I would
> appreciate any help.
> Tridge had an example perl script that handled this, but it's not part
> of Samba directly.  I know he was trying to get a maintainer for it,
> I don't know what happened in the end.
> It belongs partly with the ip-up scripts of the OS, because the idea
> to modify the DNS entry based on IP address changes, not always when
> samba is or is not started.
> Andrew Bartlett
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