[Samba] Samba 4 Bind DNS on CentOS 7

Brady, Mike mike.brady at devnull.net.nz
Fri Aug 21 00:16:42 UTC 2015

On 2015-08-21 11:18, John Gardeniers wrote:
> Can anyone point me to instruction for setting up Bind to work with
> Samba 4 on CentOS 7? I know there are some instruction at
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/DNS_Backend_BIND but they're
> incomplete when using the Sernet repo. In particular, it refers to
> 'include "/usr/local/samba/private/named.conf";' but that file doesn't
> exist at any location on my system.
> Is this a generic file that I can copy from some other
> place/system/person, or is it a dynamically generated, system
> specific, file created during the install? I thought I might be able
> to set up an Ubuntu server and grab it from there but, like CentOS,
> samba-ad doesn't exist in the standard repos, which puts me back at
> Sernet, with nothing gained. Is there a distro which actually has
> samba-ad in the standard repos?
> regards,
> John
Sernet packages on Centos 7 use /var/lib/samba/private for those files.

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