[Samba] DNS (Bind )update via external DHCP ISC

Biswajit Banerjee biswajit_list at tetrain.com
Mon Jan 7 13:55:04 UTC 2019

On 07/01/19 7:04 PM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 17:55:59 +0530
> Biswajit Banerjee via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have Samba4 AD ( V4.8 )environment with Bind 9 on the same server
>> and want to have DNS updated from the DHCP ISC server( External) . As
>> we see the the host records and reverse records do not get updated
>> dynamically on the Bind / DNS . Is it not the functionality to have
>> DNS updated as soon as clients log in .
>> If not , then probably we have to follow
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_DHCP_to_update_DNS_records_with_BIND9
>> to get it done . correct me if am wrong ?
> If you have any Unix clients (other than the DC which will have a fixed
> ipaddress) then they will not be able to update their records in AD,
> Windows clients can.

I have only windows client still i cannot see there updated records in DNS

What can be reason .

>> This document talks about DHCP IScĀ  on the same server , can we some
>> one help me to have it deployed with external DHCP server .
> Well, that is how I run it, but it should work when run on another
> computer, provided that the computer is in the same dns domain, it
> would also have to be a Unix domain member. You will have to modify the
> script, find the lines 'server' and change '' to
> your DC's ipaddress.

In case of pure windows environment do you think this is required ?


> Rowland

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