[Samba] Bind, DHCPD and Samba

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Mon Oct 19 07:17:49 MDT 2009

is your smb server using dhcp?  if so, google on dhclient on how to send 
the machine name.  if the smb server uses static ip, then do rndc freeze 
zonename, edit the dns zone file by hand and update the serial, reload 
named, then do rndc unfreeze zonename.

Matt Delves wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> I currently have bind and dhcpd configured to allow for dynamic updates, though when I try to manually add in the srv records required for correctly identifying the samba pdc, they get overwritten when bind starts.
> How can I modify the bind configuration so that it writes the correct information? Also, is there a way to have samba write the correct information to bind?
> As for the samba version, I'm using the default that comes with OpenSuSE 11.1. The same goes with the packages for bind and dhcpd.
> Thanks,
> Matt Delves

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