[Samba] SOLVED Re: reslov.conf on two DC's

Bob of Donelson Trophy bob at donelsontrophy.net
Wed Mar 11 13:01:50 MDT 2015


This has been discussed several times on the mailing list. 

The two blogs mentioned are interesting reading. 

Thanks for the thoughts, everyone. 



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On 2015-03-11 13:52, Rowland Penny wrote: 

> On 11/03/15 18:01, James wrote:
>> Bob, Take a look at the following two links. http://retrohack.com/a-word-or-two-about-dns-islanding/ [1] http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2010/07/17/friday-mail-sack-saturday-edition.aspx#dnsbest [2] I have more than two DC's but generally I would have each one point at the other.
> I tried that, pointing each DC to the other and my DNS resolving slowed to a crawl, hung for short periods and generally became unresponsive. I just have:
> search <dns domain>
> nameserver
> on each DC, and everything works ok for me, my feelings are that because each DC runs a DNS server and replicates info to the others then each DC should be able to respond. If something has gone wrong with the DNS server then probably there are others things that have gone wrong and may not respond to any DNS request.
> Pointing member servers & clients at both DCs is probably a good idea.
> Rowland

[1] http://retrohack.com/a-word-or-two-about-dns-islanding/
[3] http://www.donelsontrophy.com

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