[Samba] Win Clients and DNS

Ole Traupe ole.traupe at tu-berlin.de
Mon Nov 16 08:25:02 UTC 2015

Viktor, can you manually check whether you have DNS records for your Win 

In the DNS settings for your Win clients' network adapters you can 
uncheck that the current address shall be registered in DNS.


Am 16.11.2015 um 01:31 schrieb Viktor Trojanovic:
> I have an AD with 1 Samba DC and 5 Windows 10 clients. The DC and the 
> clients all have a fixed IPv4 address.
> In the windows event viewer, I constantly see the following warning:
> Event 8019, DNS Client Events
> ------------------------------------------
> The system failed to register host (A or AAA) resource records (RRs) 
> for network adapter with settings:
> Adapter Name: {someGUID}
> Host Name: Client-PC
> Primary Domain Suffix: SAMDOM.COM
> DNS Server list:
> Sent update to server: <?>
> IP Addresses:
> ------------------------------------------
> Is it necessary to manually make some entries in DNS for the client 
> machines? I didn't see anything about that in the Wiki.
> I'm trying to figure out if this is connected to another problem I'm 
> facing. A machine based GPO is not executed because "the file 
> \\SAMDOM.COM\SysVol\[...]\gpt.ini from a domain controller could not 
> be read", and as one of the possible reasons for the error, name 
> resolution is mentioned. I can access the file just fine once I'm 
> logged in so I really don't know what the issue is here.
> Thanks,
> Viktor

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