[Samba] FW: samba_kcc issue after joining the domain as a DC

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Feb 10 15:04:30 UTC 2020

On 10/02/2020 14:52, Alex via samba wrote:
> Guys,
>> On 10/02/2020 14:40, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
>>> @Rowland.
>>> I now see he only mailed me.
>>> Here you go..
>> No, he emailed me as well, but I missed this:
>> samba-tool domain join domain.com DC -k yes --dns-backend NONE
>> --server=vm-dc1.domain.com
>> Why did he do that ? why no dns server ?????
> This is b/c we used to host AD zone on a separate DNS server(s), not in the AD.
> I  thought  to keep that setup b/c it's much easier to administrator the AD zone
> in bind9, rather than in MS DNS.
No, it isn't and using 'NONE' as the dns backend is not supported by Samba.

Run: samba_upgradedns

That should fill in your missing dns data.

An AD DC is authoritative for the AD dns domain.


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