[Samba] Changing the A-Record of the domain.

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 3 13:13:03 UTC 2019

On 03/10/2019 13:43, Dipl.-Ing. Péter Varkoly via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> after installing a samba-4.8.9 AD-Server there is/are an A-Records
> created for the domain delivering the ip-address(es) of the AD-server.
> This ip can be changed vie "samba-tool dns update" but after restarting
> the AD-server the ip-address of the server will be added again.
> Can this be prohibited or is this necessary to the functionality of the
>   AD-server.
> Thanks!

Why do you need to change the IP ?

If an IP is being added after Samba is restarted, this is obviously 
being done by samba_dnsupdate, which is adding the ipaddress of the DC 
and this is required.


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