[Samba] Reverse DNS in Samba AD

me at tdiehl.org me at tdiehl.org
Fri May 11 20:24:38 UTC 2018

On Fri, 11 May 2018, Jonathan Hunter via samba wrote:

> Hi,
> I may well be missing something obvious, or quite possibly I am wrongly
> thinking that things should work in a certain way - so I thought I would
> ask here first :)
> I am running a Samba 4.7.7 AD domain consisting of 4 DCs using Samba's
> internal DNS, and I am using Windows' 'DNS Manager' MMC tool as admin.
> Under "Forward Lookup Zones" I have "mydomain.org", and under "Reverse
> Lookup Zones" I have a number of entries of the form
> "1.168.192.in-addr.arpa", "1.1.10.in-addr.arpa", etc.
> I add a new host to the forward lookup zone as follows:
> Name: test1
> [ FQDN: test1.mydomain.org. ] - this is auto-populated and greyed out
> IP address:
> [X] Create associated pointer (PTR) record
> [ ] Allow any authenticated user to update DNS records with the same owner
> name
> The forward record gets created just fine, as expected - but I would have
> thought that a PTR record should also be created under
> 1.168.192.in-addr.arpa - this doesn't happen.
> Should this work?

Known issue. See https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12186


Tom			me at tdiehl.org

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