[Samba] Samba 4 and DHCP

Software Info softwareinfojam at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 15:46:19 UTC 2021

Thanks for that. I am wondering though, what is the recommended approach? Is there a document that shows the pros and cons of using say the internal DNS as against using BIND. I am not seeing something like that in the wiki. Did I miss it? 

Thanks much,

> On Feb 2, 2021, at 3:49 AM, Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Rowland
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