[Samba] samba_dnsupdate timeout

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Dec 10 09:58:23 UTC 2021

On Fri, 2021-12-10 at 09:46 +0100, Andrea Venturoli via samba wrote:
> Hello.
> This is a non-problem, as it doesn't seem to produce any illness;
> it's 
> just spamming the logs with warnings and I'm a curious type...
> I'm running 4.13.14 as an AD DC in a FreeBSD 12.2 jail.
> Recently I started seeing the following, several times in a day:
> > 
> I find this strange for several reason:
> _ I've only got one fileserver and two clients here: all have a fixed
> IP 
> address, so why samba_dnsupdate is called in the first place?
> _ samba_dnsupdate is running on the DC here, so how can it timeout 
> speaking to itself???
> _ obiously name resolution works on that DC ("host 
> dc1.ad.xxxx.netfence.it" gives in no time);
> _ I also added "allow dns updates=disabled" to smb.conf, but nothing 
> changed.

It looks fairly obvious, Your DC cannot find its own dns server.


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