[Samba] DNC and DNS

Robert A Wooldridge bob.wooldridge at edm-inc.com
Fri Jul 5 18:48:09 UTC 2019

On 07/05/2019 01:43 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 05/07/2019 18:59, Robert A Wooldridge via samba wrote:
>> Is it necessary to use Samba's DNS when configuring as a domain 
>> controller?  Can a DNS server be used on a different machine?
> The dns server must be authoritative for the AD dns domain but you do 
> not need to use the Samba internal dns server, you can use Bind9 
> instead, but it must run on the DC.
> Why are you asking ?
I currently run tinydns and dnscache on my proxy machine.  I was hoping 
to keep that going.  I have a Windows Server2004 doing DC work right 
now.  Need to update that.

Bob Wooldridge

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