[Samba] Samba 4 and DHCP

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Feb 2 08:49:16 UTC 2021

On 02/02/2021 08:08, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> No, that i know off, you need bind_DLZ, but i think Rowland is still looking for his coffee.. ;-) and thats the man to reply on the to be sure.
> Greetz,
> Louis
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>> Onderwerp: [Samba] Samba 4 and DHCP
>> Hi All,
>> Not sure what I am missing but based on all the reading I have done so
>> far, it seems I want to use the internal DNS server in Samba4 since I can
>> use Windows DNS client to manage it. I am still unclear though how to get
>> DHCP working with it to dynamically update it since the wiki only has
>> instructions for Bind. Can I use the internal DNS Server and get dynamic
>> updates working with it?

Initially I tried the script with the internal dns server and it didn't 
work, but  it was only a superficial test and it was using the Bind9 
command 'nsupdate'. The script now uses samba-tool, so it may now work 
with the internal dns server, I just haven't tested it.


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