[Samba] Samba 4.10.7 question with external DNS Server

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Aug 28 18:37:19 UTC 2019

On Wed, 2019-08-28 at 13:51 +0200, Maurizio Caloro via samba wrote:
> Hello Together
> Please i have here a little company with any exisiting internal DNS Server 
> "BIND 9.11.5-P4-5.1-Debian (Extended Support Version) <id:998753c>"
> Today i compilled the release Samba 4.10.7 successfully on any new machine 
> here..... 
> i read on Samba org the following News.
>         - Do not use the BIND9_FLATFILE DNS back end. It is not supported 
> and will be removed in the future
> Please arn't possible to make any bind from AD to a exisiting DNS Server?

Samba does not support using an existing DNS server for the DNS of an
AD DC.  We need to be the DNS server, either via our plugin to BIND9 or
with our internal code.


Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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