[Samba] Windows 10 workstation won't register with DNS after Samba update

Barry Ralphs b.ralphs at tippingstructural.com
Mon Aug 24 17:20:39 UTC 2020

On 8/19/2020 12:40 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 19/08/2020 20:27, Barry Ralphs via samba wrote:
>> On 8/19/2020 12:02 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>>> On 19/08/2020 19:29, Barry Ralphs via samba wrote:
>>>> We recently upgraded Samba on our DC from 4.7.6-0 to 4.11.9-3.
>>>>         # samba BIND9_DLZ
>>>>         tkey-gssapi-keytab "/var/lib/samba/private/dns.keytab";
>>>> Any suggestions on how to resolve this issue?
>>> Yes, change the 'tkey-gssapi-keytab' line to point to 
>>> '/var/lib/samba/bind-dns/dns.keytab'
>>> Rowland
>> Thanks for the reply Rowland.
>> The '/var/lib/samba/bind-dns' directory is empty.
>> Will 'dns.keytab' be generated automatically or should I copy it from 
>> 'private'?
> It should have been created and populated by the upgrade, which leads 
> to the questions, what OS (looks like a red-hat variant) and are you 
> using a self compiled Samba or packages ? if packages, are they distro 
> packages or from where ?
> Rowland
Just an FYI, in case anyone else has this issue.
I was able to resolve my issue by running:
"samba_upgradedns --dns-backend=BIND9_DLZ"
This created/moved the needed files from "/var/lib/samba/private" to 
I also updated my named.conf. to point to the new directory.

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