[Samba] Change DNS method?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 15 21:40:32 MDT 2012

On Sun, 2012-10-14 at 15:31 -0700, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> On 10/14/2012 03:17 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Sun, 2012-10-14 at 15:02 +0000, Steve wrote:
> >> 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.
> > I'm not sure it will work anyway, but you are welcome to try.  I think
> > we would need some more code to correctly accept TKEY requests in the
> > same way the internal DNS server accepts unauthenticated requests (write
> > them 'as system').
> Which kind of updates the internal is able to handle tsig only ?

I'm having trouble parsing that, but yes, additional patches are
required to have the internal DNS server accept static keys.  We would
need a key storage mechanism, and then code to implement that TSIG

I think it would be a very valuable improvement. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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