[Samba] samba 4.12.2: WERR_DNS_ERROR_DS_UNAVAILABLE, unable to manage samba DNS

od at omtn.de od at omtn.de
Thu Apr 30 11:41:24 UTC 2020

Am 30.04.2020 um 12:57 schrieb Rowland penny via samba:
> On 30/04/2020 11:44, Olaf Dreyer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I restored the last backup with the 4.11.6 setup. This is working 
>> fine and i can confirm that my AD is set up with a single forwarding 
>> zone, there is no _msdsc zone. On this 4.11.6 setup also the Windows 
>> DNS Tool does not complain. When upgrading to 4.12.2 DNS 
>> administration fails again with WERR_DNS_ERROR_DS_UNAVAILABLE.
>> I will try the steps described in the MS document  and come back with 
>> the results.
> I think both Andrew and myself are both right, Your problem with 
> 4.12.x is undoubtedly due to the bug Andrew pointed to, but you also 
> do not have a _msdcs zone and if you ever want to add another DC, 
> experience from earlier posts to this list has shown that this will 
> not work.
> Rowland
I have created the _msdcs zone (using MS DNS MMC) and removed the _msdcs 
subdomain using ldbdel since this was not possible using the MMC. The 
_msdcs zone is populated with all entries. But after upgrading to 4.12.2 

Best regards,

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