[Samba] help again with dns and samba 4 ad

Nick Howitt nick at howitts.co.uk
Wed Sep 2 14:53:24 UTC 2020

On 02/09/2020 15:48, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 02/09/2020 15:42, Nick Howitt via samba wrote:
>> Or set dnsmasq as the primary DNS server, but include a line in your 
>> dnsmasq config:
>> server=/your.dc.domain/your.dc.ip
> Don't do that. To be honest, I wouldn't use dnsmasq at all, but if I 
> had to, I wouldn't do that ;-)
> Rowland
Curious about the reason? It means the DC looks after all the lookups 
for the LAN domain and dnsmasq looks after the rest. What you shouldn't 
then do is make the DC use dnsmasq as its upstream resolver or you can 
get into a horrible loop.

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