[Samba] NS Records for AD-Integrated Zones

lingpanda101 at gmail.com lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 13:02:03 UTC 2016

On 4/25/2016 9:50 PM, Isaiah Olson wrote:
> Hello,
> My domain was provisioned using a Windows 2008R2 server as the first DC,
> and I then subsequently joined a Samba 4.4.2 DC running on Ubuntu 14.04.4
> and using BIND 9.9.5 as the DNS backend. Everything seems to be working
> properly after I added an NC replica for the zones as per the
> troubleshooting page. All zones resolve and replicate properly, but I
> noticed that there are no NS records corresponding to the Samba DC added to
> the AD-Integrated DNS zones. I have manually added records for the DC to
> all existing zones, but I also noticed that when creating a new AD
> integrated zone using the Windows DNS manager, there are only NS records
> for the domain controller that I am connected to in the zone by default.
> Is this behavior expected? And is there any way to make sure that NS
> records are added for all DCs? I could be remembering incorrectly, but I
> recall that when our network was using an all Windows AD environment, the
> AD zones had NS records for all DCs included by default.
> Thanks,
> Isaiah
In a samba only environment it's expected. I do believe at some point 
the devs. will update Samba to add all NS records for all DC's.


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