[Samba] Samba AD with multiple DC and multiple NICs
vstefanoxx at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 09:58:48 UTC 2020
> they can only have one hostname, so which Ipaddress do you link to that?
Both IPs? The requirement of a DC having only one hostname doesn't rule out
the option to let it be resolved to multiple IPs (which on the other hand
samba does automatically when binding it to multiple interfaces).
> What you could is, use one IP and then use a CNAME for the other IP
Sorry, again I don't get it. Why a CNAME?
How can I associate the second IP to a CNAME record?
With the configuration you are suggesting, are you implying that I should
only bind samba to one interface, or I can keep two interfaces in the
Il giorno mer 21 ott 2020 alle ore 10:06 Rowland penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> ha scritto:
> On 20/10/2020 22:09, Stefano Vargiu via samba wrote:
> > I didn't know the concept of site in AD: thank you for pointing that out
> > me, I'll read about it.
> > I'm also going to avoid the same subnets on the two sites, but honestly
> > I'll try to keep the multi-homed configuration because I always used it
> > least in single master configurations), always worked and I never had
> > problems with it: I think it's enough that all the IPs of the domain
> > controller are reachable (through appropriate routing) from any subnets
> > served by it.
> > Thank you
> > Stefano
> You can do as you wish, but I will say it again, just in case you missed
> it, Active Directory Domain Controllers do not like being being
> multi-homed, they can only have one hostname, so which Ipaddress do you
> link to that ? What you could is, use one IP and then use a CNAME for
> the other IP.
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