[Samba] Switching to Bind from Samba Internal

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 16 07:21:58 MST 2014

On 16/12/14 13:54, James wrote:
> Hello,
>     Looking to switch to Bind. Currently using Ubuntu 12.04 with Samba 
> 4.1.13 compiled from tar. I'm a little confused on creating the 
> localhost zone file section. Do I replace 'localhost' with the IP 
> address of my Samba DC or do I really use the localhost address? This 
> same question applies to the '0.0.127.in.addr.arpa' zone file. I guess 
> I'm having a hard time understanding where I enter my actual zone name 
> of my domain. If I need to clarify further please advise. Thanks.

Hi, have a look here: 

I think that you are trying to set Bind up with a flatfile backend, 
please don't do this, it will only end in tears :-)


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