[Samba] Switching to Bind from Samba Internal

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 07:43:42 MST 2014


     Thanks for the reply. I believe you're right. It appears the zone 
information is retrieved from '/usr/local/samba/private/named.conf'? 
Correct? I notice I do not have 'named.conf'. I have 'named.conf.update'.

On 12/16/2014 9:21 AM, Rowland Penny wrote:
> 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: 
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Changing_the_DNS_backend
> 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 :-)
> Rowland


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