[Samba] DNS Forwarder again
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 31 21:02:02 UTC 2021
We suggest pointing your clients at another DNS server, which knows
about all the things you care about, both Samba and otherwise.
If using BIND9 I would set up zones of type 'forward' for this purpose,
then set the generic forwarder to upstream 188.8.131.52 if you want to use
On Wed, 2021-03-31 at 23:24 +0300, Yakov Revyakin via samba wrote:
> Thank you, Robert
> You understood my waiting.
> What is about if I add nameserver line to resolve.conf like this
> nameserver ThisSambaDcIp
> nameserver 184.108.40.206
> and samba dns returns negative answer? Algorithm the same? Second
> line will
> never be used?
> On Wed, 31 Mar 2021 at 20:24, Robert Marcano via samba <
> samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > On 3/31/21 12:02 PM, Yakov Revyakin via samba wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > Could you help me to understand why my setting for Dns Forwarder
> > > doesn't
> > > work as waiting?
> > > I have:
> > > dns forwarder = 220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168
> > >
> > > This way I can resolve names of samba domain as well as internet
> > > names,
> > but
> > > I can't get resolved names from 22.214.171.124 external AD domain.
> > >
> > > I thought that google dns is recursive. Any explanation on?
> > If I understand correctly, you expect responses from both
> > forwarders.
> > That isn't how forwarding works. It ask one of them and get a
> > response.
> > Positive or negative, it will be the only response to the client.
> > You
> > can put more than one there for redundancy.
> > If you expect a response from 126.96.36.199, when the server first asked
> > 188.8.131.52, if it get a negative response, 184.108.40.206 will not be asked,
> > it
> > will only if there is a problem (timeout for example) using 220.127.116.11
> > > Thanks,
> > > J
> > >
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