[Samba] Internal DNS logging

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 15:18:35 UTC 2015

On 11/4/2015 4:13 PM, John Gardeniers wrote:
> Nobody? Surely somebody knows where Samba 4 logs its DNS queries, or 
> was this was a huge oversight and the internal DNS doesn't get logged 
> at all, as appears to be suggested by my utter failure to locate such 
> logs.
> On 28/10/15 14:28, John Gardeniers wrote:
>> We're using the Sernet Samba v4.2.4 with internal DNS and I can't 
>> find the DNS logs. Where does the Samba 4 internal DNS log queries? 
>> Thanks.
>> regards,
>> John
I've found increasing the log level of samba to 9 or 10 will usually 
give me the DNS logs I require. Depending on how you configured your 
server. You may find them in


This along with Wireshark has been enough to debug. I found out why 
secure dynamic updates no longer work with this method.


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