[Samba] Win Clients and DNS

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 14:34:55 UTC 2015

On 16/11/15 14:18, Viktor Trojanovic wrote:
> On 16.11.2015 14:22, L.P.H. van Belle wrote:
>> More explained..
>> Only my laptops get a DHCP IP.
>> All my other computers have static ip.
>> After the AD join, it does not matter if
>> 1) a desktop pc, when a static IP changes for a computer.
>> 2) a laptop gets a different IP.
>> The PC always updates its A and PTR
>> So, in both cases my A and PTR records are changed in the DNS.
>> Maybe an firewall setting on you pc is blocking the update to the dns 
>> server or on the server you now allowing the dns updates.
>> Can you have a look into that?
>> Greetz,
>> Louis
> OK, so my situation is as follow:
> - NDS A and PTR are manually set on the Samba DNS for all domain members
> - All clients have fixed IP addresses and are in the same subnet as 
> the Samba server
> - I disabled the Windows Firewall just to make sure there is no block 
> on the PC either
> ==> No change, I still get the same error message in the windows event 
> viewer.
> If I look at the error message, one line which seems wrong is
> ----> Sent update to server: <?>
> It does give the correct IP address in the following line but is this 
> how it should look?
> Viktor

OK, just had a thought, is the DC the *only* dns server in the Samba 
domain ?


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