[Samba] Separate DNS hostname on client computers than AD domain name

Kees van Vloten keesvanvloten at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 14:13:37 UTC 2022

Op 08-12-2022 om 14:48 schreef Simon Fredriksson via samba:
> Hello!
> Is it possible to assign a DNS domain name that is different from the 
> AD domain's own domain? So I want my AD domain to be example.tld, but 
> I'd like the machines FQDN to reflect location, so 
> server1.eu.example.tld, server2.us.example.tld. Will I need to set up 
> a forest and two separate domains (making it 3 domains), or can this 
> be accomplished in some other way? I tried looking at SPN/UPN, but not 
> sure if it's related. Also, is it even possible with Samba to do 
> forest + domains?
It is possible to add other domains with another tld to Samba's 
DNS-server and after that you can also use them in an SPN/UPN. As long 
as that is all you want there is no need for a forest.

- Kees

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