[Samba] samba_dns_question

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jan 21 13:47:06 UTC 2019

On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:17:28 +0200
Hajdu Szabolcs via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> We have fairly large computer park ~100 computers and we want to
> switch to samba. I installed a new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS fully updated
> installed samba, after AD join the domain part works i can see users
> computers and the server, the samba machine is a domain controller
> the problem is the DNS with this much machines i wanted to use the
> BIND back-end. The existing environment has 5 vlans with different IP
> networks the Windows DNS has five reverse zones every time when i
> join samba creates 10 reverse zones five with a CNF name and gives
> this error:
> zone 
> 100.168.192.in-addr.arpa\010CNF:afe341a2-4c56-4061-bd9f-60277bfc75b3/NONE: 
> has 0 SOA records
> named[3700]: zone 
> 100.168.192.in-addr.arpa\010CNF:afe341a2-4c56-4061-bd9f-60277bfc75b3/NONE: 
> has no NS records
> named[3700]: samba_dlz: Failed to configure zone
> '100.168.192.in-addr.arpa CNF:afe341a2-4c56-4061-bd9f-60277bfc75b3'
> named[3700]: loading configuration: bad zone
> named[3700]: exiting (due to fatal error)
> if i do a samba-tool dns zoneinfo only the samba server has this zone 
> the rest doesn't and I can't delete it with samba-tool dns zonedelete.
> Somebody has a solution for this problem i have to delete the reverse 
> zones from the AD forest?
> Thank you
> Szabolcs

Please post your smb.conf and your named.conf files.


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