[Samba] Samba internal dns stops work on load

José Neto josenetodino at gmail.com
Sun Nov 17 10:26:55 MST 2013

2013/11/17, Günter Kukkukk <linux at kukkukk.com>:
> could be a mixed-up (strange) configuration.
> About any 10 minutes the script
>    /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba_dnsupdate    (depends on your install path)
> is running, (at some higher debug level) logged like
>    "Calling DNS name update script"
> To get some more information:
>   1.) stop samba
>   2.) as root (e.g. sudo) run:
>            /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba -i -M single -d3
>       inside a console window
>   3.) Carefully watch all the outcome
> Btw - is your "dns forwarder =" (resolver2.opendns.com.)
> always working?
> Cheers, Günter

Ok, I'll try this later.

But I'll anticipating that, when it "breaks", it can't resolve even
local names (machine names and etc.).

And yes, OpenDNS[1] is always up. It's like Google's public DNS.

Thanks for help!

[1] http://www.opendns.com/

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