[Samba] Samba 4 Bind DNS on CentOS 7

John Gardeniers jgardeniers at objectmastery.com
Fri Aug 21 00:52:34 UTC 2015

Hi Brady,

I realise that but the only named.conf to be found on the system is my 
newly created /etc/named.conf. Either something screwed up when 
installing the Sernet RPMs, which is really pretty unlikely given that 
everything else is working, or the file was not included in the package.


On 21/08/15 10:16, Brady, Mike wrote:
> 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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