[Samba] Help, DNS forwarding not working!

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue May 29 12:13:03 UTC 2018

On Tue, 29 May 2018 14:05:23 +0200
Ole Traupe via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Please ignore, resolved now (although I don't know why or how).
> Strange that things always resolve only after (!) posting to this
> list. The latter seems to work in magic ways. ;)
> Rowland, thank you very much for your quick replay!! I was able to
> ping the forwarder, but i wasn't able to resolve any hostnames on the
> DCs themselves. After I restarted the samba services, the issue went
> away. I did some changes to the smb.conf and only applied them via
> "smbcontrol all reload-config". Seems that a complete service restart
> was necessary for whatever reason.

Hmm, there is a problem with Bind9, if you reload the config, it falls
over, everybody pointed at Bind9, but now I am not so sure. Could it be
that it is actually a Samba problem ??


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