[Samba] resolv.conf setup and DNS issue

Tim lists at kiuni.de
Thu Jan 29 15:30:53 MST 2015

Sounds logical. I didn't think about that. Possibly sth. for the wikis?

Am 29. Januar 2015 21:36:13 MEZ, schrieb Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com>:
>On 29/01/15 20:22, Tim wrote:
>> Hello,
>> what IP(s) should be set for each domain controller? If there are two
>should both have their own IP set in resolv.conf or should they have
>the IPs of both DCs? Or possibly just on each DC?
>> Second thing I had was that clients with DNS set to both DCs could
>not resolve a special host in the internet while the DNS forwarder can.
>I needed to restart DCs to get it work again.
>> Thanks
>> Tim
>I just use on each DC, after all, the DC should use itself
>DNS and if something has gone wrong, having another DC to ask may not
>any use.
>What could have happened in your case is that a client could have asked
>the first DC for a host on the internet, this DC didn't know so it asks
>the second DC, this DC doesn't know either so it asks the First DC and 
>so on, a bit like table tennis :-D
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