[Samba] Solved - was: Re: How to get rid of misspelled DNA entry?

Tim lists at kiuni.de
Sun Mar 8 16:06:19 MDT 2015

Anyone checked/reproduced this steps with ADSI Editor?


Am 8. März 2015 23:00:33 MEZ, schrieb Peter Serbe <peter at serbe.ch>:
>Easy job with the right tool!
>Open Apache Directory Studio, select the LDAP browser -> New Connection
>Enter the server/hostname: dc1.samdom.com -> next
>Select simple authentication, user: samdom\administrator, password
>Check authentication and connect. 
>Browse to the corresponding DNS entry:
>Root DSE
>	DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=samdom,DC=com
>		CN=MicrosoftDNS
>			DC=1.168.192.in-addr.arpa
>				DC=21
>See the attribute dnsRecord (here: two of them), which is binary data. 
>A double click opens a hex editor, a right clock opens the context 
>menu, which allows to delete the offending entry. Delete - and done. 
>Thank You again Sebastian for the great tip. 
>Maybe LAM would have done the job, too. But it was extremely easy
>in Apache Directory Studio. 
>Best regards
>Marc Muehlfeld schrieb am 08.03.2015 21:13:
>> Hello Sebastian,
>> Am 08.03.2015 um 20:33 schrieb Sebastian Henrich:
>>> I found a way to delete these ghost entries. All you need is an LDAP
>>> tool like Apache Directory Studio. Then you connect via LDAP to the
>>> Inside the LDAP tree is a subtree named msdns (or similiar, I'm not
>>> to access my workstation at the moment). There you can find the
>>> entry and delete it. Before deleting something it's perhaps a good
>>> to make a backup of the samba configuration, especially the files
>>> /var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb.d where the configuration is stored.
>>> If you need a detailed howto or somebody wants to add this to the
>>> let me know.
>> It would be great if you could provide some details about the
>> and about the steps to solve it.
>> Currently I'm very busy, but I'll collect that information and try to
>> find a good place for it in our documentation as soon as possible.
>> Regards,
>> Marc
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