[Samba] GPO issues - getting SYSVOL cleaned up again

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 31 10:32:39 UTC 2019

On 31/07/2019 11:22, Stefan G. Weichinger via samba wrote:
> Am 31.07.19 um 12:17 schrieb Rowland penny via samba:
>> On 31/07/2019 11:02, Stefan G. Weichinger via samba wrote:
>>> Am 31.07.19 um 11:58 schrieb L.P.H. van Belle via samba:
>>>> Restarted or stop-start, because there is a difference between these.
>>>> You MUST use stop/start
>>> I read "restart" and did "systemctl restart" ;-)
>>> stop/start now on both
>>> no change
>>> But a trace of the problematic name:
>>> task[dnsupdate][25128]:   /usr/sbin/samba_dnsupdate: couldn't get
>>> address for 'dc.mydomain.at': not found
>> I take it that 'dc.mydomain.at' is the FQDN of the DC you stopped then
>> started, if so, it looks like the DC does not know its own record. What
>> does 'host -t A dc.mydomain.at' return ?
> "dc" was the old name a few years ago
> I try to get rid of that now.
> host -t A dc... not found. We want that in the end.
Ah, my mistake. The samba_dnsupdate script uses a file 'dns_update_list 
to check for records and create any missing ones, this uses 
'${HOSTNAME}', so it looks like somewhere 'dc' still exists.


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