[Samba] specify alternative port for samba internal dns server

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 26 15:39:23 MST 2015

On 26/02/15 22:15, Ben Cohen wrote:
> I asked this question on serverfault
> http://serverfault.com/questions/666972/possible-to-make-samba4s-internal-dns-server-listen-on-non-standard-port
> I would like to be able to configure the internal samba dns server to
> listen on a port other than 53 so I can easily interoperate the samba
> internal dns with another dns server on the same host.
> Many other samba services have configuration to change the default port --
> the dns server should as well.

Just like you where told on the link you provided *NO*

The kerberos server built into samba4 relies on dns, so the dns server 
needs to be authorative for the dns domain, anything else it forwards to 
another dns server outside the domain.


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