[Samba] net join & DNS

Auleta, Michael Michael_Auleta at condenast.com
Wed Jul 27 10:00:00 MDT 2011

Is there an option to the net command to not have it update DNS in AD?
We are joining servers using the net ads join command and it's changing
our static DNS entries to dynamic ones which then get deleted when AD
does its DNS scavenging.  It seems that dynamically updating DNS is the

The command we're running is:

net ads join  -U adminuser%adminpasswd

Thanks -


Mike Auleta
UNIX Administrator
Conde Nast Publications
(302) 830-4688
michael_auleta at condenast.com

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