[Samba] FreeBSD-11 Samba44 DNS

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 9 20:02:15 UTC 2017

On Thu, 9 Feb 2017 14:40:02 -0500
"James B. Byrne via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Well, I have discovered the proximate cause of why samba-4.4 is not
> listening on 53.  It is because the DNS service dies due to missing
> files in /var/db/samba4/private/. Specifically dns_update_list.  There
> are a number of missing files in the samba error logs.
> No such file or directory: '/var/db/samba4/private/spn_update_list'
> No such file or directory: '/var/db/samba4/private/dns_update_list
> Also these files are present on the samba-4.3 server but not on the
> samba-4.4.
> dns_update_cache
> hklm.ldb
> randseed.tbd
> secrets.keytab
> I have no recollection or notes respecting having to manually copy or
> create these files.  Nor can I find a reference to dns_update_list on
> the Samba wiki.
> Comments welcome.

You shouldn't have to create these files, the provision should create
them for you. How did you provision ?


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