[Samba] Dynamic dns update intervals

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Thu May 9 18:06:11 MDT 2013

On 10/05/13 00:40, Neal Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday, May 09, 2013 05:36:42 PM steve wrote:
>> Hi
>> We're testing the sssd dynamic dns for AD Linux clients. The w7 clients
>> seem to issue an update request every 20 minutes or so, which seems a
>> bit excessive. The sssd default is 24 hours, which otoh seems a bit mean.
>> Is there an official Samba stance on this? Anyone else using dyndns with
>> Linux boxes?
> I think most modern DNS update clients for GNU/Linux keep track of the last
> address and only update when it changes or at boot or maybe when the link
> bounces.
> I should think Linux ought to interact with AD the same way: only update when
> the IP address or hostname changes.
It's just that we don't always know when it's going to change. sssd 
already looks after this for logins and booting but I was wondering 
about the option that it also offers i.e. behave like windows and send 
regular updates at (?) intervals.

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