[Samba] DNS problems

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Fri May 30 06:34:06 MDT 2014

On 5/30/2014 7:54 AM, steve wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-05-30 at 07:40 -0400, Steve Campbell wrote:
>> This in-between DNS server is set up as the server we forward to on the
>> Samba server. Our resolv.conf file has the following:
>> search cnpapers.net
>> nameserver
>> nameserver
>> is the Samba server
>> is the in-between DNS server
>> The in-between server forwards to our public DNS server where
>> cnpapers.net lives.
> Hi
> Thinking out loud (bad on Fridays), the internal dns can't resolve
> anything apart from its own domain so I think the config should be:
> remove the ns:
> nameserver
> and let the internal server forward when it gets a request from outside:
> dns forwarder =
> It then doesn't matter what the 'in-between server' does with it.

Just to be clear, are you saying resolv.conf should be:

search cnpapers.net
dns forwarder =


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