[Samba] Samba Internal DNS vs. BIND_DLZ

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Aug 27 20:42:32 UTC 2015

On 08/27/2015 04:37 PM, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 27/08/15 21:23, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> On 08/27/2015 04:18 PM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
>>> Hello Jim,
>>> Am 27.08.2015 um 21:49 schrieb Jim Seymour:
>>>>      BIND would be the auth nameserver for example.com and delegate
>>>>      the samdom.example.com zone to the Samba DNS running on the 
>>>> second
>>>>      (virtual) interface
>>>>      Samba is the auth nameserver for samdom.example.com
>>> If you're already having BIND running, you're just one step away from
>>> including the AD DNS domain as additional domain via DLZ.
>>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_BIND_as_backend_for_Samba_AD#BIND_9.8_.2F_9.9 
>>> What's wrong with that?
>> It says:
>> include "/usr/local/samba/private/named.conf";
>> This file does not exist on my sernet 4.2 installation.
>> In fact, I do not have a /usr/local/samba directory.
> It now also says (at the top):
> As this HowTo is based around a compiled install, the PATHs refer to 
> '/usr/local/samba' as a base. If you are using packages from your OS 
> or Sernet, this PATH will most likely not exist, you will need to find 
> the relevant files on your system, try starting with '/var/lib/samba'.

Oh this is soooo much fun!  Not..

> I also use Sernet Samba 4.2.3 on one of my DCs and the required 
> named.conf is in /var/lib/samba/private/

Empty dir.

> , it is also in /usr/share/samba/setup/ but called named.conf.dlz

Ah there it (and others) are!


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