[Samba] Samba4/DNS question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jul 6 16:02:42 MDT 2012

On Fri, 2012-07-06 at 09:31 +0200, Quinn Plattel wrote:
> Sorry for the double mail.  I wasn't sure if it went through the first time.
> I answered my own question and discovered that samba4 does not use named db
> files at all but it's own database.  Before I was editing named db files to
> add entries which was actually the wrong way to go about.  The correct way
> was either through Windows DNS Manager or through samba4's samba-tool.
> There is absolutely no need to create db files at all as named just updates
> the database though the samba so library.
> Anybody know of a gui way to update the dns that is not windows based?

You can use nsupdate -g (after doing a kinit) or you can use samba-tool

Andrew Bartlett

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