[Samba] reverse DNS not working for some reason ...
pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Tue Nov 2 21:14:44 UTC 2021
On 11/2/21 16:09, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Tue, 2021-11-02 at 15:53 -0500, Patrick Goetz via samba wrote:
>> On 11/2/21 15:32, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2021-11-02 at 15:25 -0500, Patrick Goetz via samba wrote:
>>>> As per the Wiki instructions for setting up a Samba DC, I ran
>>>> # samba-tool dns zonecreate samba-dc 1.168.192.in-addr.arpa
>>>> (while samba-ad-dc was running)
>>> That is how you are supposed to do it.
>>>> on my domain controller. Everything seems to work; I can bind
>>>> machines to this domain, use RSAT, etc., but reverse DNS searches
>>> I refer you to my last reply, well sort of :-D
>>> You have to tell your Windows clients to update their dns records,
>>> do not do it as standard.
>> I set static IP/DNS entries on my Windows clients -- that's not
> If you just set the forward (A) records, then no, you also have to set
> the reverse (PTR) records in AD and tell your Windows clients to use
> the reverse records.
The forward records are created automatically (I thought); I'm not doing
anything I know of to facilitate this. You're saying the PTR records
have to be entered by hand? How does one go about doing this? And if
it's not necessary for anything, no reason to bother with it?
>> However, on the domain controller itself:
>> root at samba-dc:~# host ibs100
>> ibs100.ea.linuxcs.com has address 192.168.1.83
>> root at samba-dc:~# host 192.168.1.83
>> Host 126.96.36.199.in-addr.arpa. not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> You appear to be missing the reverse (PTR) records:
> pi at rpidc1:~ $ host devstation
> devstation.samdom.example.com has address 192.168.0.49
> pi at rpidc1:~ $ host 192.168.0.49
> 188.8.131.52.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer
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