[Samba] Samba4 Internal DNS and pfSense DNS Resolver

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 10 20:17:18 UTC 2019

On 10/07/2019 21:02, miguel medalha via samba wrote:
>> there is no reason why an authoritative nameserver would forward a
>> request to his own domain no matter if it's samba, named or somethign 
>> else
>> any authoritative nameserver is supposed to know *every* record within
>> his own zones and you can't have half of them somewhere lese except
>> subdomain delegation but *not* for simple hosts like "xmpp.domain.tld"
> So, the solution would be that the OP should insert the DNS record for 
> his "xmpp.domain.tld" in his Samba DNS server?
If the AD dns domain is 'domain.tld' and 'xmpp' is a computer hostname, 
then yes.

It sounds like the pfsense machine is running as some form of 
caching/forwarding server and this should forward all requests for the 
AD dns domain to the AD DC's.


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