[Samba] Samba 4 DNS name Planing
Chan Min Wai
dcmwai at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 11:40:07 MST 2013
You will have issue,,,
because you Samba AD need to take over "domain.tld"
which is also by you external DNS host.
Make life simple.
Make your AD server FQDN as such
So you have your own sub domain which is under your private/internal
control and also workable over VPN.
On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 4:11 AM, <me at electronico.nc> wrote:
> Thanks Louis and Chan for the replies,
> There is still something I miss ...
> DNS for the public domain is controlled by a external Web hosting company
> ( and we have full control on it ).
> domain.tld ( alias www.domain.tld ) -> external public website
> server.domain.tld -> Samba server
> mail.domain.tld -> mail server
> Only the Samba (LAN + VPN) users are using the internal Samba DNS and can
> resolve for example pc1.domain.tld
> Can you still see some issues with the 'bad' domain naming is this case ?
> Thanks again for your time.
> Le 05/12/2013 19:36, Chan Min Wai a écrit :
>> Well, simple
>> If you have a FQDN of domain.com <http://domain.com>
>> which is your samba4 domain e.g server1.domain.com <
>> because of the behavious of DNS.
>> You will need to host the DNS in the samba server and this server need to
>> be resolvable by public in all case.
>> If you have your DNS for this domain on external which is control by
>> ISP/Web hosting company...
>> You will have an big issue...
>> where internet ---> domain.com <http://domain.com> will relay on Local
>> DNS which is the Samba server DNS. and it point to your local server.
>> For that you will have a confusing Internal and External DNS IP
>> Thank You.
>> I thought I could have done a mistake ... These messages lead me
>> the thought could be right ...
>> I have named the Samba4 domain : FQDN (domain.com <http://domain.com
>> What could be issues about that ?
>> Thanks in advance for your lights.
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