[Samba] change SOA record

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Nov 10 16:03:43 UTC 2016

On Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:55:03 +0100
"Rauer, Frank via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi Rowland,
> I followed this page 
> "https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Verifying_and_Creating_a_DC_DNS_Record" 
> more than once.
> Everything in here is fine...every test successful.
> My problem is that the existing SAO record is pointing to 
> dc1.samdom.example.com which doesn´t exist anymore.
> Now it must be dc01.samdom.example.com.
> What happens when I try to add ...
> samba-tool dns add _msdcs.samdom.example.com @ NS 
> dc01.samdom.example.com ... ?
> will it break something because we still have an entry..even it´s a 
> wrong one ?

It shouldn't break anything, but, as always, backing up Samba is
recommended. Once you get the new record added, you should be able to
remove the old record.


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