[Samba] Delete or repair corrupt records in zone data?

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Mar 20 19:11:00 UTC 2020

On 20/03/2020 18:59, Hans Hermann Meyer wrote:
>> On 20/03/2020 18:15, Hans Hermann Meyer via samba wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I inherited a Samba4 domain controller also acting as DNS and
>>> unfortunately this is all new to me.
>>> Asking the DNS for the content of a certain zone with
>>> # samba-tool dns query ip_of_domain_controller name_of_zone @ ALL -U
>>> administrator
>>> brings up two entries that look different.
>>> A good and working entry looks like this:
>>>     Name=1, Records=1, Children=0
>>>       PTR: pcname.our_domain.local (flags=f0, serial=25, ttl=900)
>> That looks like the reverse zone, if so, why not tells us ?
> It is, I apologize for the incomplete information.
>> If it is, then your problem is easily repaired, delete the reverse
>> zone and then recreate it. You will probably have to also recreate
>> any fixed ip's , but the dhcp machines should recreate their own PTR
>> records.
>> Rowland
> We do not use DHCP in this zone, all IP are administered manually.
> So if deleting the reverse zone an adding all records manually is what it takes, I'll do that.
> I was hoping to save some work by only handling the corrupt records.
> Best regards,
> Hans

OK, you could try finding out what 'xxx.xxx.xxx.7' & 'xxx.xxx.xxx.44' 
are, then delete them from the reverse zone and recreate them.


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