[Samba] Ubuntu 18.04 classicupgrade help

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 16 20:58:50 UTC 2022

On Wed, 2022-02-16 at 20:41 +0000, Carl Hunter via samba wrote:
>  On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 03:04:11 p.m. EST, Rowland Penny
> via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>  On Wed, 2022-02-16 at 19:42 +0000, Carl Hunter via samba wrote:
> > 
> > So I think this is something I'm unsure of.  What should the
> > clients
> > be doing?
> Are your clients using dhcp ?
> If so, is something updating the dns records in AD ?
> >   Since I've updated to AD using the classicupgrade is there a
> > certain way I should be doing this?
> There is a way to get dhcp to update the dns record, but the dhcp
> server is usually on the DC, see here:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_DHCP_to_update_DNS_records
> >   I'd prefer not to have to change all the client machines although
> > if it's just a GPO I could do that. 
> I understand that there is GPO.
> Rowland
> Yes, the clients are using DHCP and the server the AD is running on
> is also running the DHCP server.  I'm not sure what to look for to
> see if something is updating the dns records in AD.  
> Thanks
> Carl  

I take it this is a Samba AD DC, so are you using the method on the
link I posted (or something similar) ? If so, have a look in

It sounds like you need to stop your Windows clients from trying to
update their own dns records, you can do this on each Windows client,
or by using a GPO.

PS, what email client do you use ? So I can avoid it, it is terrible :-


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