[Samba] multiple dns forwarders

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 19 14:01:00 MDT 2014

On 19/03/14 19:55, Chris Smith wrote:
> Why not use Unbound as a cache for the network? It's a validating,
> recursive, caching DNS resolver that's quite flexible. Can setup as
> many forwarders as you like or have it resolve from the root servers.
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Marc Muehlfeld <samba at marc-muehlfeld.de> wrote:
>> Am 19.03.2014 19:48, schrieb steve:
>>>> How you switch the backends, you can find in the general DNS HowTo:
>>>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/DNS#Changing_the_DNS_backend
>>> Never knew it existed. 'Publicise' it on the bind howto?
>> There are a lot of information in the HowTos. And all stuff I wrote, I had
>> linked on the main pages (most on https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba).
>> Often visit the Wiki. It's growing. :-)
>> I don't think this should go to the BIND HowTo. The general DNS HowTo is a
>> better place for that. But I've added a link in the BIND HowTo to it.
>>>> What do you mean with "permissions to allow bind access to stuff under
>>>> private"?
>>> We just explained: after samba_upgradedns all files under private were
>>> root:root
>> - Currently I have a BIND backend.
>> - The files in /usr/local/samba/private/dns/sam.ldb.d/ belong to group named
>> (This was done on provisioning).
>> - I switch over to internal. group is still named.
>> - I set root:root to all of that files
>> - Switch back to bind backend.
>> - Group is set to named automatically when I run samba_upgradedns.
>> See:
>> https://cpaste.org/pkrvtsdp9
>> So I can't follow you. Or do you mean something else?
>> Regards,
>> Marc
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Two reasons I can think of, It doesn't have the modifications to work 
with samba 4 and I don't think that you can get dhcp to work with it and 


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