[Samba] DNS PTR update fails if IP is reused by another client

spindles seven spindles7 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 13:02:38 UTC 2021

On 11 December 2021 12:17 Rowland Penny wrote:
> I personally think the 'tombstone' is a bit of a red herring. If you
> re-install a machine with the same name, ip etc, even if it looks like
> the same machine to you, to Windows it is a different machine and that
> new machine will not be able to alter any records for the old machine.
> >    If so is there a workaround?
> You could try deleting the old records and let your new machine create
> new ones.
> Rowland
Thanks Rowland.    Yes,  I tried that, the A record in the forward zone and the PTR record in the reverse zone for the old machine (LION-X99) was deleted, but still getting these errors for the new machine (LION).   Or did you mean deleting the tombstoned records?

BTW it created the A record in the forward zone automatically when I joined the new machine to the domain.   It's just the PTR record that's not being allowed to be created automatically.


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