[Samba] Which DNS to use for DHCP hostname/IP updates from non-AD & AD nodes?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 14 09:20:14 UTC 2018

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:55:36 -0500
Ken McDonald via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> With Linux DHCP + Bind it was possible to have the DHCP server 
> dynamically update Bind as new clients appeared. I don't need the 
> clients themselves updating DNS records directly. For those few nodes 
> using static IP addresses and not on the AD domain, I'm fine with
> having to manually enter their A/PTR records into the DNS database.
> IIRC normal MS Windows AD DC allows for nodes that are joined to the
> AD domain and have static IP addresses to register with DNS
> automagically because they are trusted.
> Really I just need the DHCP to give out IP and some how have those
> nodes resolve by name through DNS. How that happens is totally
> flexible. I need to support nodes on the AD domain and those that are
> standalone.

This does what you want:


You could Manually add fixed IP machines with samba-tool 


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