[Samba] DDNS, DHCP and AD

Marco Gaiarin gaio at lilliput.linux.it
Sat Dec 24 16:43:42 UTC 2022

Mandi! Greg Sloop <gregs--- via samba
  In chel di` si favelave...

> These xyz.local BIND servers forward all queries about *.ad.xyz.local to
> the AD servers, so queries about the AD domain get handled properly. All
> non AD queries they handle internally - recursively or not.

I'm exactly in your situation.

> So, the base question is;
> Is there any reason for us to worry about ad.xyz.local DDNS entries being
> "correct" in AD's DNS entries?

AFAIk *reverse* DNS registration in AD is totally optional (the zone never
get created automatically).

  Se si insegna a un bambino a programmare in qualche linguaggio
  informatico, questo esercizio logico lo renderà padrone e non
  schiavo del computer.					(Umberto Eco)

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