[Samba] Dynamic DNS updates from Windows 10 workstations

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Apr 7 17:23:11 UTC 2021

On 07/04/2021 17:41, Peter Milesson via samba wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I just finished setting up a secondary AD DC using Louis' packages 
> (thanks a lot Louis) on Debian Buster. No real problems or serious 
> headaches there, DNS, DNS replication, Sysvol replication all working. 
> Both DCs use the Samba internal DNS server.
> I noticed that there are many extremely old and stale DNS A records 
> for Windows 10 workstations getting their IP addresses from a dnsmasq 
> DHCP server (just using the DHCP part, not DNS). On all workstations, 
> registration of the IPv4 address with DNS is enabled. It's absolutely 
> plain that no DNS records are updated. How can I get the dynamic 
> update in the DNS servers working?
> Best regards,
> Peter

Windows clients are supposed to be able to update their own dns records, 
so I would suggest looking at them, there is nothing built into Samba to 
update dns records.


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