[Samba] Samba-4 DNS issue

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Dec 11 14:04:53 UTC 2015

Its should not be needed to drop and recreate. 

Try the following. 
Delete the created records in the "wrong" zone(s) 
Try to delete the "wrong" zone. ( ignore the error) 

Restart bind 
Restart samba. 

Pray and check again. 
Are the "empty zones gone and are your dns records there again? 



> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens Alan Hughes
> Verzonden: vrijdag 11 december 2015 14:00
> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: [Samba] Samba-4 DNS issue
> Folks
> I've managed (due to me being fat-fingered that morning) to get a DNS zone
> in a Samba-4 DNS setup screwed up.
> Basically I was trying to add a new A record to an internal domain
> "e2eservices.co.uk" using the MS administration tools (not the samba-tool
> CLI). However instead of adding the entry "styx" to the domain, I
> accidently added "styx.e2eservices.co.uk"; this basically generated a
> child entry called "uk" under the "e2eservices.co.uk" zone that appears to
> replicate all entries that where originally in the zone (so for example I
> now have "styx.e2eservices.co.uk.e2eservices.co.uk",
> "foobar.e2eservices.co.uk.e2eservices.co.uk", etc.
> I'd rather lke to clean this up by deleting all of the records under
> "e2eservices.co.uk.e2eservices.co.uk"(including the child entries rooted
> at "uk.e2eservices.co.uk") without deleting any records under
> "e2eservices.co.uk" but cannot work out how to do this. I guess if
> absolutely necessary I could drop the domain and recreate it, but I'd
> prefer not to do this if at all possible. Does anyone have any suggestions
> on how I can go about doing this?
> Thanks in advance
> Alan
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