[Samba] [samba] what erally means --with-dnsupdate?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Sep 2 21:05:39 UTC 2017

On Sat, 2017-09-02 at 12:58 +0200, mathias dufresne via samba wrote:
> Hi all,
> Using help of configure script we can found taht:
>   --with-dnsupdate
>             Build with dnsupdate support (default=yes)
> what does taht really enable/disable?
> A - Is this option related to DC only?
> A1 - Is this to allow internal DNS to support DNS updates?
> A2- Is this to allow all DNS sub-system to support DNS updates?
> B - Is this for Samba as AD client?

B, this on-by default option simply controls if 'net ads join' attempts
a DNS update after a join on a client (member server).  Just leave it
alone, and we will probably remove it in the future. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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