[Samba] Migrating samba AD DC from 4.1.0 to 4.7.0 and dns backend change

Lukasz Zalewski l.zalewski at qmul.ac.uk
Wed Oct 25 13:31:16 UTC 2017

On 25/10/17 13:22, lingpanda101 wrote:
> On 10/25/2017 6:22 AM, Lukasz Zalewski via samba wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We are in the process of migrating our samba AD 
>> (4.1.0pre1-GIT-6be458d) to the latest 4.7.0 release. In the process we 
>> want to switch from the BIND_DLZ to the internal dns server.
>> I have done some experiments in our test environment and everything 
>> seems to work ok, but I'm not sure how to handle the dns backend change.
>> Is it just the case of running
>> samba_upgradedns --dns-backend=SAMBA_INTERNAL
>> or is there more to it?
>> Any advice would be appreciated.
>> Regards
>> Lukasz
> A little bit more. See 
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Changing_the_DNS_Back_End_of_a_Samba_AD_DC
> Also see here https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_Internal_DNS_Back_End

Hi James
Thanks for the links. I have already looked at those but wanted to 
double check if there is anything else that I might need to do.



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