[Samba] samba 4.8 with bind - bugged dns entry in reverse lookup zone

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jul 21 19:24:53 UTC 2018

On Sat, 21 Jul 2018 20:57:07 +0200
Kacper Wirski via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I found this bugged record with
> ldbsearch -H 
> path/to/samba/bind-dns/dns/sam.ldb.d/DC\=DOMAINDNSZONES\,DC\=SUBDOMAIN\,DC\=DOMAIN\,DC\=PL.ldb 
> '(name=49)'
> So I have a couple of questions - hopefully someone can shed some
> light:
> - am I looking in correct .ldb for bind-dns?

No, only operate on sam.ldb, you need the '--cross-ncs' option to

> - can I remove this record?

yes, provided it is the correct record.

> If yes what's the best method? 

ldbdelete ?

> samba and/or bind be stopped?

Neither should need to be stopped.

> As I have 2 DC's, is editing on one enough? 

Yes, the change should be replicated to the other.

> SHould both be stopped?

No, you shouldn't need to stop either.


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