[Samba] DNS information, again...

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 1 06:52:08 MDT 2014

On 01/11/14 12:18, Ryan Ashley wrote:
> Alright, I believe something is very wrong here, but I have no idea 
> what it is. DNS is not updating to my Linux servers running Samba, 
> DNS, and DHCP. However, on a virtual domain using Server 2008 R2 and 
> WIndows 7 clients, DNS gets updated. The following was done from a 
> domain controller on the domain in question. I also ran 
> "samba_dnsupdate --verbose" and it claims that no updates are required.
> root at dc02:~# host balcony.kigm.local
> balcony.kigm.local has address
> root at dc02:~# nbtscan
> Doing NBT name scan for addresses from
> IP address       NetBIOS Name     Server    User             MAC address
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>    BALCONY          <server>  <unknown>
> As you can see, this is a conflict. The correct address ends in 106 
> today, but it may be 1 tomorrow thanks to DHCP. So is there something 
> extra I need to do to get WIndows 7 clients to update DNS entries? 
> This is causing a few problems with mapped drives and such.
Hi, can you post your dhcpd.conf file.


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