[Samba] attempting to administer DNS

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 09:21:34 UTC 2015

On 23/11/15 23:18, Jeff Hodson wrote:
> Hi guys, I'm trying to add a jabber server to the network. It likes to use the hostname "chat.idg.tn.us" so I want to add that to the DNS backend of samba, so that my workstations which use the samba server for DNS can resolve it.
> I assume I need to add an entry that says "hostname exsists at this IP:" so i'm using the command "samba-tool dns add chat.idg.tn.us demo A" but i get "UNCAUGHT EXCEPTION: werr_dns_error_name_does_not_exist" what am i doing wrong?

Try it like this:

samba-tool dns add idg.tn.us chat A -U 


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