[Samba] reverse DNS not working for some reason ...
rpenny at samba.org
Wed Nov 3 09:35:39 UTC 2021
On Wed, 2021-11-03 at 04:24 -0500, Patrick Goetz via samba wrote:
> On 11/3/21 03:46, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > > I'm OK with setting this up by hand, but not sure how to go about
> > > doing
> > > this. On the other hand, everything seems to be working without
> > > the
> > > PTR
> > > records, maybe it's fine.
> > >
> > > I haven't tried this, but if absolutely necessary I could
> > > probably
> > > set
> > > up a zone file on my bind9 server for the Samba domain PTR
> > > records,
> > > and
> > > the Samba DNS server could just refer the request to bind9. This
> > > works
> > > perfectly for A and CNAME records, never tried it with PTR (and
> > > probably
> > > won't unless it becomes an issue).
> > No, please don't do that, you are not the first to think of doing
> > it
> > and it has never worked. If you must point your clients at the
> > Bind9
> > server, make it forward everything for the AD dns domain to a DC.
> Sure, this makes sense. This still leaves me with no mechanism for
> setting up PTR records when using the Samba built in DNS server
> Maybe this is all set up to only work with DHCP, in which case I
> want to dig into using reservations so that machines have a
> deterministic IP address. I know this isn't necessary with Dynamic
> but I haven't come around to trusting this yet.
I have updated the wiki page I pointed you to, mainly by removing Bind9
from the page title, it works with the internal dns server as well. I
have been using this method since 2012, without any major problems.
More information about the samba