[Samba] Change DNS method?

Thomas Mueller thomas at chaschperli.ch
Sun Oct 14 11:44:07 MDT 2012

Am Sun, 14 Oct 2012 15:02:32 +0000 schrieb Steve:

> Is it possible to change from the internal name server to BIND once you've 
> provisioned a domain? 
> I set mine up with the internal since it seemed easier, but then discovered 
> the only way for my DHCP clients to update their names in DNS is via BIND, 
> so I'd rather use that instead.
> Thanks in advance for any advice!

just some hints - use it on your own risk and take a backup before.

* command: samba_upgradedns --dns-backend=BIND9_DLZ --migrate=no
*  add "server services = -dns" to the smb.conf "[global]" section
* configure bind9 like described in private/named.txt
* restart samba & bind

- Thomas

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