[Samba] placing sam.ldb (was dns.keytab doesn't exist)

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Dec 11 21:34:01 UTC 2020

On 11/12/2020 21:14, Dan Egli wrote:
> Well, I'm running the dlz plugin for bind 9.12. I happen to actually 
> be using 9.16, but there's no later plugin than 9.12.
> As for the file locations in the smb.conf, my smb.conf is VERY tiny, 
> as it's only what was generated by samba-tool domain provision.  
> Here's the WHOLE FILE:
> # Global parameters
> [global]
>         dns forwarder =
>         netbios name = PLUTO
>         realm = HOME.EGLIFAMILY.NAME
>         server role = active directory domain controller
>         workgroup = HOME

You are not using Bind9 as the dns server, you are using the internal 
dns server, you should have a line like 'server services = -dns' to use 
Bind9. You also do not need the 'dns forwarder' line with Bind9.


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