[Samba] Best Practices: Samba AD with multiple DCs/BIND9 DNS servers

Jason Secord it at plymouthhistory.org
Sat Oct 8 16:31:33 UTC 2016

Rowland: I set up all domain controllers bind installs the same, followed
the wiki.

Marc: that's the piece of information i needed... Now, I'll double check
this, but the other night I created a new record using the DNS snap-in from
RSAT on DC1.  After a few minutes i checked DC2's DNS zones and the record
was not visible.  I checked that drs showrepl was reporting successful
replication, it was.  Checked my sysvol rsync cron logs and they looked

How often does the DNS propagation occur?



On Oct 8, 2016 12:06 PM, "Marc Muehlfeld via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org>

> Hi,
> Am 08.10.2016 um 16:45 schrieb PRIA IT via samba:
> > When running samba as an active directory controller with bind as the Dns
> > server and adding a secondary domain controller I have installed bind on
> it
> > as well.  The wiki's basic bind configuration creates a single master
> bind
> > server with no replication so I've got two master servers and no
> > replication...
> >
> > Could someone please clarify how bind is supposed to be configured with
> > multiple ad controllers?
> The AD DNS zones are stored within the directory and thus Samba
> replicates the content, not BIND.
> Regards,
> Marc
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