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

spindles seven spindles7 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 18:55:49 UTC 2021

On 15 December 2021 22:17 Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Wed, 2021-12-15 at 21:40 +0000, Roy Eastwood via samba wrote:
> > On Sun, 12 Dec 2021, 16:59 Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> I was unaware about dns tombstones, so I did some searching and found
> this:
> https://it-hint.blogspot.com/2011/11/dns-tombstones-in-windows-2003-and-2008.html
> Which explains it a bit better, a further search turned up this:
> https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=c01276134&docLocale=en_US
> From that, it looks like you just need to find the DN of the dns object
> you wish to delete and then use ldbdel to delete it.
> I have not tested it, so if you do this, you do this at your own risk
> and I would ensure that I have a current backup before I tried.
> Rowland

Many thanks Rowland, have followed the steps described, deleted the offending record and now the PTR record is created for the new client and the logs have stopped.

Keep up the good work!



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