[Samba] missing DomainDnsZones and ForestDnsZones ?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Mar 18 23:22:48 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-03-18 at 21:01 +0000, Rowland penny wrote:
> On 18/03/16 20:38, Robert Moulton wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > It's a production domain. We run our own DNS and tried BIND9_DLZ
> > but 
> > our DNS setup is complicated enough that we ended up resorting to 
> > flatfile, manually updating our BIND zone files as needed. We know
> > it 
> > isn't ideal but we haven't encountered any problems until now.
> > 
> > Couldn't we simply add the missing DNs (along with corresponding
> > DNS 
> > records, if necessary)?
> Thinking about it, if you do not have the dns zones in AD, you
> probably 
> don't need the dns fsmo roles.
> I don't understand why you think storing DNS is AD is complicated, as
> long as you don't use your normal dns domain for AD and use something
> like 'internal. your.domain.com' for AD, the Samba DNS would deal
> with 
> anything for the AD domain and forward anything it doesn't know about
> to 
> your normal DNS server. It is however your AD and you can do as you
> please.
> Rowland

Very well put Rowland.  I guess we need a patch to catch those


Andrew Bartlett

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Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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