[Samba] dnsupdate_nameupdate_done - Failed DNS update

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 23 14:22:44 UTC 2016

On Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:11:21 +0100
Jonathan Hunter <jmhunter1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you Rowland.
> I have a couple of reverse zones (different subnets across sites),
> yes, these are in Samba AD/DNS as well.
> Where are you looking in the logs - I'm missing seeing the bit that
> shows an update happening then failing?
> I tried tcpdump to find out what the query was that was failing, but I
> couldn't see any updates, just queries :(

OOPS, should have read the code first, you are correct, what I thought
was a success was just a portion of the code being run.

Try adding 'allow dns updates = nonsecure' to smb.conf


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