[Samba] dns/ad domain provisioning and naming

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 22 07:39:06 MST 2015

On 22/01/15 14:25, Peter Serbe wrote:
> Sorry, I seemed to express that very misleading.
> The snippet below aimed at an additional Bind server,
> that is slave to the one on the DC(s).
> I would be configured to pull the public DNS information
> from an external forwarder (as from Google) and
> the internal information from *your DCs go here*.
> Then the line "forwarders{};" does inhibit, that internal
> requested are directed to the public DNS, which might
> resolve these to Your public servers, which serve
> thisismycompany.com.
> I use this setup at home, where the DC is a slow Raspberry
> Pi. On the much faster file (a.k.a. member) server I
> operate the secondary DNS server with that snippet
> below.
> This may or my not be relevant to the OP...
> But at least I wanted to clarify the confusion.
> Best regards
> Peter
> Rowland Penny schrieb am 22.01.2015 11:09:
>> zone "local.thisismycompany.com" {
>>          type slave;
>>          masters { *your DCs go here* };
>>          file "/etc/bind/namedb/bak.local.thisismycompany.com";
>>          forwarders{};
>> };
>> If you are setting up bind on the DC like that, you have a problem, you are not
>> using DLZ.
>> Rowland
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The bind server for a samba AD DC must be run on the samba AD DC


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