[Samba] DNS Forwarder again
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 31 22:08:25 UTC 2021
The advise on that link is reasonable, in my view.
Samba sets up DNS entries over RPC/LDAP during the domain join to avoid
some of the chicken-and-egg issues we saw with Windows that probably
lead to such advice.
On Wed, 2021-03-31 at 14:28 -0700, Luke Barone via samba wrote:
> 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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