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

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Jan 11 09:20:02 UTC 2019

On Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:33:55 -0600
"David C. Rankin" <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:

> On 01/10/2019 03:00 AM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> >> Where are you looking for the update? ISC DHCP with dynamic updates
> >> to BIND will update journal files before the actual zones are
> >> updated. To force an actual update of the zone files, you need to
> >> run
> >>
> >>   rndc sync -clean
> >>
> >>
> > Wrong, unless the isc dhcp server is configured to do so, it will
> > not even try to update the dns records in AD. The Windows clients
> > will, if their records are updated by DHCP, try to change their dns
> > records themselves.
> > 
> > Rowland
> I beg to differ. Notwithstanding AD, simply talking about the
> operation of DHCP and BIND, after freezing the zone, the sync -clean
> is the proper way to force an update of the BIND zone files.

Yes, but we are talking AD, where the dns zones are stored in AD, you
do not use rndc with a Samba AD DC.


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