[Samba] multiple dns forwarders

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 19 10:00:44 MDT 2014

On 19/03/14 10:39, mourik jan heupink wrote:
> Hi,
> To make our AD more robust, I'd like to provide more than one dns 
> forwarder, like for example:
> dns forwarder =
> However, this seems to break dns resolution completely (and without 
> logging errors in the logs!):
> # Host test.com not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> With only one forwarder things work:
> $ test.com has address
> Am I really allowed to specify only one forwarder? And if I really 
> cannot enter two ip's, should samba not log an error?
> Regards,
> MJ
If you are using the internal DNS, you can only have one forwarder, if 
you need more than one, you will have to use bind.


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