[Samba] DNS, which one?

Marc Muehlfeld samba at marc-muehlfeld.de
Wed Mar 26 15:09:10 MDT 2014

Hello Matt,

Am 26.03.2014 17:58, schrieb Matthew Daubenspeck:
> I'm working on a test solution towards rolling out Samba4 and AD to the
> workplace. I've done the testing using the internal Samba DNS server,
> since we don't already have Bind implemented. Using a combination of dns
> forwarder and forwarding all domain requests from our current DNS to AD.
> Are there any real disadvantages to using the internal DNS?


 > I've had no problems with it this far, but again, this is all
 > strictly in a testing environment.

Start with the internal DNS. If you encounter any problems or need help, 
you can ask on the list. And if you hit something that isn't implemented 
yet, file a feature request "bug" and simply switch over to BIND:

Here's a HowTo about setting up BIND_DLZ:

And here the few steps to switch to do the switch:


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