[Samba] samba-tool dns query

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Thu Jun 4 13:02:35 UTC 2020

On Wed, June 3, 2020 10:52, Rowland penny wrote:
> On 03/06/2020 15:31, James B. Byrne wrote:
>> samba-tool dns query localhost brockley.harte-lyne.ca brockley.harte-lyne.ca
>> ALL -U administrator
>> Password for [BROCKLEY\administrator]:
>>    Name=, Records=3, Children=0
>>      SOA: serial=1, refresh=900, retry=600, expire=86400, minttl=3600,
>> ns=smb4-1.brockley.brockley.harte-lyne.ca.,
>> email=hostmaster.brockley.harte-lyne.ca. (flags=600000f0, serial=1,
>> ttl=3600)
>>      NS: smb4-1.brockley.brockley.harte-lyne.ca. (flags=600000f0, serial=1,
>> ttl=900)
>>      A: (flags=600000f0, serial=1, ttl=900)
>>    Name=_msdcs, Records=0, Children=0
>>    Name=_sites, Records=0, Children=1
>>    Name=_tcp, Records=0, Children=4
>>    Name=_udp, Records=0, Children=2
>>    Name=brockley, Records=0, Children=1
>>    Name=DomainDnsZones, Records=0, Children=2
>>    Name=ForestDnsZones, Records=0, Children=2
> I get something similar, except I also get a list of computers in this
> format:
>    Name=<short hostname>, Records=1, Children=0
>      A: <ipaddress> (flags=f0, serial=229300, ttl=900)
> One per computer. I also do not get anything like these:
> Name=_msdcs, Records=0, Children=0
> Name=brockley, Records=0, Children=1
> Was the domain provisioned from new as a Samba domain, or did it start
> out as a Windows domain. If it was a Windows domain, what was the lowest
> version ?
> Rowland

This is a freshly provisioned Samba-4.11 AD-DC (FreeBSD quarterly pkg) with
exactly one other computer workstation (MS-Win7pro) joined to the domain.

I have gone through the console history and samba-tool has only been used to
initially provision and query. There have been no subsequent modifications made
whatsoever by samba-tool.

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