[Samba] DNS Forwarder again

Luke Barone lukebarone at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 21:28:48 UTC 2021

I was taking advice from this post:

Is your advice samba-specific? If so, we'll update our documentation.

On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 2:17 PM Rowland penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On 31/03/2021 22:03, Luke Barone via samba wrote:
> > In your `/etc/resolv.conf` file working with AD, you want only your DCs
> > listed. If you have multiple DCs (i.e. dc1 and dc2), you want the other
> one
> > listed first, then itself. For example:
> >
> Sorry, but that is incorrect, each DC should use itself for its
> nameserver. There is probably not much point in adding any other DC's as
> nameservers, if the dns server on the DC isn't working, then quite
> probably the DC isn't working either.
> Domain clients have to use the dns servers on the DC's, but this doesn't
> mean they have to use them directly, you could point your clients to a
> separate dns server and this server would forward all the AD domain dns
> requests to a DC.
> Rowland
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