[Samba] Deprecation of NONE DNS backend

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Aug 28 18:57:27 UTC 2019

On 28/08/2019 19:49, Andy Strohman via samba wrote:
> Hi,
>     I'm curious about this remark on the wiki[1] :
> "do NOT use NONE as the DNS backend, it is not supported and will be
> removed in a future Samba version."
>    Why is this being removed?
>    I would prefer to manually add the records that would be generated by
> BIND9_FLATFILE to my domain's zone file.  We have automation that controls
> records in the domain's zone file that I would prefer to keep as is if
> possible.
> Thanks,
> Andy
> [1]
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_an_Active_Directory_Domain_Controller
The DC has to be the dns server, this means that you have to use the 
internal dns server or BIND_DLZ, nothing else.


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