[Samba] Samba + BIND9 DLZ. DNS dosen't resolve FQDN, only short hostname

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 20 14:18:56 UTC 2019

On Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:04:40 +0100
"Mgr. Peter Tuharsky via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Well, finally I found the recommendations against .local here:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Active_Directory_Naming_FAQ
> However, still, the originating wiki should AFAIK be more verbose.
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_an_Active_Directory_Domain_Controller
> For now it only says "Make sure that you provision the AD using a DNS
> domain that will not need to be changed. Samba does not support
> renaming the AD DNS zone and Kerberos realm. For additional
> information, see Active Directory Naming FAQ."
> I wish this would indicate somehow, that some TLD's are very
> problematic and strongly discouraged. I took this notice like this:
> "I'm sure I won't need to rename, so I don't need to read the
> Additional information on AD Naming."

I have updated the warning, but you should have read the additional


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