[Samba] Internal DNS logging

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 16:42:23 UTC 2015

On 11/5/2015 10:30 AM, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 05/11/15 15:18, James wrote:
>> 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
>> '/usr/local/samba/var/log.samba'
>> This along with Wireshark has been enough to debug. I found out why 
>> secure dynamic updates no longer work with this method.
> OK, I'll ask, why don't they work now and what method??
> Rowland
Method = increasing the log level of samba and using Wireshark to debug. 
I had to use a log level of 10 to get the information I was looking for. 
I only mentioned my issue in case OP was debugging the same thing.  I'm 
going to update the thread I already have open as to keep everything 
centralized. Don't want to derail this thread.


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