[Samba] [SAMBA4 RC1] Strange internal DNS behaviour

Kai Blin kai at samba.org
Thu Nov 8 15:03:06 MST 2012

On 2012-11-08 22:16, Szymon Życiński wrote:

Hi Szymon,

> I'm using samba4 rc1 since 2 months as PDC with samba4 internal DNS.
> Everything works but i can't ping domain clients even from samba
> machine. Clients are named as station00x.domain.lan where x is station
> number. But even on SambaPDC i can't ping it with for exapmle:
> ping station004.domain.lan or ping stacja003. Nslookup says that there
> is no host like that. Funny becouse domain works ok, from machines
> joined to domain i can't also ping other stations with their names.
> Query to samba internal dns returns that the hostnames are unknown.

Can you check if the DNS entries for these machines exist in the active
directory? "samba-tool dns query" should be able to do that, or the
Windows DNS management snap-in.


Kai Blin
Worldforge developer http://www.worldforge.org/
Wine developer http://wiki.winehq.org/KaiBlin
Samba team member http://www.samba.org/samba/team/

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