[Samba] samba wiki

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Wed Jul 9 07:07:42 MDT 2014

Hello Louis,

Am 09.07.2014 13:54, schrieb L.P.H. van Belle:
> i was reading: 
> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_AD_DC_HOWTO#Testing_DNS 
> which stats : 
> Don't use BIND9_FLATFILE! It's not documented and supported!  
> This is wrong imo.  
> bind9_flatefile works fine, it just does not support multi master dns, and bind9_DLZ does. 
> so you must setup a master/slave setup for bind9 with flatfile
> If you need to run a network with dhcp-failover then this is the only option you can run if you also have multple DC's 
> I've tested this and this works perfectly, AD changes are handeld by samba, dns changed by dhcp and bind. 
> When i have more "air" at work, i'll post the setup for this. 

Andrew suggested a while ago, not to use BIND9_FLATFILE and that it may
get removed anyway:


Maybe Andrew can bring some light into the darkness about
BIND9_FLATFILE. It it's really planed to get removed, then I'm not sure
if we should put a documentation about that to the Wiki.


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