[Samba] making samba dns authoritative
sonicsmith at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 18:25:05 MDT 2014
Don't forward directly to OpenDNS. Install a local DNS cache that you
forward to (Unbound gets my vote) and use that to control what gets
forwarded to OpenDNS.
On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 7:50 PM, David Bear <dwbear75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks teve. Thats not quite what we want.
> ha.net is a domain we chose as an internal name some time ago but never
> registered. Our samba domain as ad.ha.net. We have the samba internal dns
> set to forward requests to our opendns provider for all other domains.
> Recently someone parked on the ha.net domain. now, when a request for
> something like this happens -- machine.ad.ha.net is sent to samba, if
> 'machine' doesn't exist the request gets forwarded and we get a response
> that is completely outside our domain. It's our mistake to know have
> registered the ha.net domain -- but now its gone. We don't want any
> requests for ad.ha.net OR ha.net to leave samba. We are hoping this is
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 1:05 AM, steve <steve at steve-ss.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2014-08-09 at 15:15 -0700, David Bear wrote:
>> > I am using samba 4.1.x using the samba internal dns. I want to make the
>> > samba dns authoritative our our zone -- ha.net -- I'm not finding any
>> > on how to do that.
>> Not sure what you want to do. Guessing, ha.net is your company domain
>> and you want to forward to that? So what is your AD domain? Assume,
>> ad.ha.net the the internal dns is (automatically when you provision)
>> authoritative for ad.ha.net and forwards anything for the 'net/mail etc
>> to ha.net. ? It's easy to set the forwarder in smb.conf on the DC.
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