[Samba] Bind9 and reverse-zones

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Feb 18 08:14:24 UTC 2022

On Fri, 2022-02-18 at 08:45 +0100, Stefan Kania via samba wrote:
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> Am 17.02.22 um 19:45 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > I run
> > Bind9 and all I did to fix the problem was to delete the old
> > reverse
> > zone and then recreate it, I did not revert to the internal dns
> > server.
> That is definitely NOT the right way. We have here a lot of revers-
> zones
> with many entries, and we can't delete all zones. So the only way was
> back to internal DNS because bind9 didn't start without the NS-record
> and nd DNS-server nonew entries ;-)

That is just your opinion, the last time it happened to myself was a
few years ago and my domain has worked flawlessly since. Remember that
AD doesn't actually need the reversezone. Once deleted and recreated, a
reversezone will quickly get populated again.


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