[Samba] samba4 internal dns Server ddns for the reverse lookup Zone

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed Aug 13 15:14:35 MDT 2014

On Wed, 2014-08-13 at 22:01 +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 13/08/14 21:54, Markus Roth wrote:
> > Hi Rowland,
> >
> > ok, thanks to that. So do you think my config is correct? Should i post my
> > configuration files? How do other persons do the ddns updates? That would be
> > interest...
> Steve uses sssd and this also updates the reverse zone, not sure how 
> anybody else does it.
> >
> > Do anybody know if ddns for a reverse lookup zone is also possible with the
> > internal samba dns server? I've also setup this kind of configuration and
> > the reverse lookup zone won't be updated...
> Again, don't quote me, but I 'think' that windows doesn't use/update the 
> reverse zone.

We haven't tested the internal dns recently but our production on 4.1.7
with bind9_dlz we can confirm that:
sssd with the ad backend and windows clients alike update both forward
and reverse zones.

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