[Samba] Question about <Your-Server> on the wiki page
mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Tue May 27 13:46:33 MDT 2014
Hello Steve, hello James,
Am 27.05.2014 21:33, schrieb lp101:
>> On the page in the wiki
>> What is supposed to be represented by <Your-Server> in the line:
>> samba-tool dns add <Your-Server> samdom.example.com demo A 10.99.0.55
I replaced <Your-Server> with <Your-AD-DNS-Server-IP-or-hostname> in the
> IP address of your DC.
> Sorry your DNS server but if you are using the internal DNS of Samba
> then your DC.
To be a bit more specific:
It's always a DC. You can't have the AD DNS on a different host than on
a DC, because both, the internal DNS and BIND_DLZ, require to access the
database files directly.
But not every DC requires to have a DNS installed. You need at least one
DC with DNS in your AD (two DC, both with DNS, are recommented for
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