[Samba] [samba_upgradedns] Error parsing DNS data

Bouke J. Henstra bouke at ict-diensten.com
Mon May 23 18:45:16 UTC 2016

Hello Rowland,

[Quote Bouke Henstra]
I am trying to change over from bind9 to internal dns.
For some reason I keep getting the following error:
Error parsing DNS data from '/opt/samba/private/dns/TH01.INET.zone' ()

[Quote Rowland Penny
Are you using flat files with Samba and Bind ??
If so, what you are trying to do, will not work.

Thank you very much for your reply.

I am using flat files and bind.

I am not sure how to proceed. I could not (yet) find documentation
that applies to my situation.
I think I have read something before about moving away from flat files
but I can't find info online nor in my notes.

I have found the following information but it seems not to be
applicable to my situation:

And I have spent quite some time online but could not figure out if I
have to manually upgrade (and how) or that I can run a script.

Could you please point me into the right direction?

Many thanks.

Kind regards,



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