[Samba] samba_dlz shutting down on named reload
samba at iancoetzee.za.net
Fri Jan 19 13:47:08 UTC 2018
On 17 January 2018 at 16:00, Kristján Valur Jónsson via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Well, I had a cursory glance dlz_bind9.c and also the bind9 source code I
> could find (
> and didn´t see any provision for 'reload' in there.
> bind is clearly calling the dlz_destroy() function and not dlz_create(), as
> one would expect, for a reload.
> So yes, it appears to be a shortcoming of bind.
> 1) I suggest that the wiki for AD DC be updated to point out this fact.
> logrotate scripts may use 'reload' which may be broken. a 'restart' is
> better in that case.
> 2) I'll report this defect to the ISC.
> On 17 January 2018 at 13:30, Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at rvx.is>
> > To a user, samba_dlz just doesn't work correctly with bind. There are
> > obvious options
> > a) bind is broken somehow and unloads all modules when reloading
> > b) samba_dlz is somehow broken in the way that it interfaces with bind,
> > perhaps it misinterprets the signal to 'reload' when it receives it from
> > bind.
> > As a user, i have no way of knowing which is it is, all that I know is
> > that sabma_dlz does not work correctly in a specific setting. Hence, the
> > samba bug tracker is the right place to report that.
> > I would expect the samba developers, who know how to build a bind plugin,
> > to be able to verify if they are implementing the bind API protocol
> > correctly, and if so, take it upon themselves, having intimate knowledge
> > its implementation, get in touch with the authors of bind, to see why
> > software doesn't work as advertised.
> > At any rate, I would expect a comment on the defect to happen during
> > defect triage. There is a triage process, right?
> > On 17 January 2018 at 10:11, Rowland Penny via samba <
> > samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:52:56 +0000
> >> Kristján Valur Jónsson via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> >> > Well, I created a bug report for this issue.
> >> > Seems that none of the developers has picked up on it.
> >> > https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13214
> >> >
> >> >
> >> Probably because you have reported it in the wrong place, this
> >> is undoubtedly a Bind bug.
> >> Rowland
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> > Kv,
> > Kristján Valur Jónsson, RVX
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This sounds like the issue I have as per https://lists.samba.org/
My logrotate does a service named reload though.
I will try swapping my reload for restart and see if that fixes things.
Thank you for your legwork.
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