[Samba] Samba AD with internal DNS: Can't resolve aliases anymore

Luca Olivetti luca at wetron.es
Sat Apr 22 12:56:02 UTC 2017

El 22/04/17 a les 11:27, Dirk Heinrichs via samba ha escrit:
> Hi,
> I've setup a Samba 4 based AD server a while ago and everything was
> working fine for some time. However, since a few days it seems it
> doesn't resolve aliases anymore. I can query them using the host
> command, but a simple ping then fails to resolve the name:
> % host alias1
> alias1.altum.de is an alias for server1.
> % ping alias1
> ping: alias1: Name or service not known
> % ping alias1.altum.de
> ping: alias1.altum.de: Name or service not known
> % cat /etc/resolv.conf
> nameserver
> search altum.de

Check nsswitch.conf. Make sure you just have "iiles dns" in the hosts line.

Luca Olivetti
Wetron Automation Technology http://www.wetron.es/
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