[Samba] dns entries look weird in remote administration dns tool

Alex Matthews qoole.samba at lillimoth.com
Thu May 2 06:32:34 MDT 2013


My Windows based DNS utility always looks like this:
Is that similar to what you're referring to Chantal?

I've not noticed it cause a problem. Although I'm sure it shouldn't be 
like it!



On 02/05/2013 08:13, Chantal Rosmuller wrote:
> Hi,
> On our samba 4 testserver we inserted the dns records from our dns 
> server using samba-tool. Everything seems to work ok but when I look 
> at the dns
> entries with the windows dns remote administration tool it all looks 
> very weird. Here's an example:
> This is the insert command:
> samba-tool dns add samba4.example.com example.com www1 A 
> -U administrator
> When I query the dns with samba-tool I get this (looks fine to me);
> [root at samba4 ~]# samba-tool dns query localhost example.com www1 A -U 
> administrator
> Password for [EXAMPLE\administrator]:
>   Name=, Records=1, Children=0
>     A: (flags=f0, serial=280, ttl=900)
> In the windows dns tools however the record for www1 shows up twice, 
> one looks normal, the other doesn't have any values for type data and 
> timestamp.
> Can anyone explain this, we would like to be sure everything is ok 
> before we start using the server in our production environment.
> our OS: CentOS release 6.3 (Final)
> samba version: samba 4.0.3
> Thanks!

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