[Samba] Problem after deleting a DNS zone

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jun 26 18:11:09 UTC 2019

On 26/06/2019 18:59, Sergio Belkin via samba wrote:
> El mié., 26 jun. 2019 a las 14:48, Rowland penny via samba (<
> samba at lists.samba.org>) escribió:
>> On 26/06/2019 18:36, Sergio Belkin via samba wrote:
>>> I've seen this behaviour:
>>> 1. Create a new DNS zone,eg: example.com
>> Where did you create the zone ?
>>> 2. Create a independent DNS server that is now authoritative to
>> example.com
>> This sounds like you recreated the 'example.com' zone again on another
>> DNS server that is external to the Samba AD DC
>>> 3. On samba delete the example.com zone with samba-tool samba-tool dns
>>> delete.....
>>> The result is that using samba as DNS server it does not resolve
>> example.com
>>> through recursive query and fails
>> It wouldn't resolve 'example.com' would it, you have just deleted all
>> the zone records.
>>> Am I the only one with issue? I've found a workaround runninf:
>>> samba-tool dbcheck --cross-ncs --fix and then restarting the service
>>> but it would nice that that was fixed. Or is there a proper way of
>> deleting
>>> zones that I don't know?
>> No, you are deleting the zone in the correct way, providing it isn't the
>> AD dns domain. Your DC's should be authoritative for the AD dns domain
>> and forward anything unknown to an external DNS server.
>> Rowland
> So is this a bug? it would be great is someone try to reproduce it...
> Greets
I do not think so, it might help if you answered the question I asked, 
where did you create the zone and I suppose why ?

What is your AD dns domain ?

What dns server are you using ? the internal dns server or Bind9 ?


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