[Samba] Bind9 and reverse-zones

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Feb 18 09:07:38 UTC 2022

On Fri, 2022-02-18 at 09:16 +0100, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> Good morning Patrick, 
> If people want use Arch, well, happy for them, i use Arch's wiki a
> lot, has good examples.
> But.. im a Debian guy, i'll stay a debian guy. ;-) 
> As far i know, no reverse zone is created automaticly.. Not in
> windows not in samba.
> But the bug is about the restore of the zone, if its in the backup is
> "should" be restored, 

It probably is getting restored, but with the wrong nameservers in the
reversezone (the old DC(s)). There is nothing to add the new one, there
is no mention of the reverszone in dns_update_list.

> And/or that when its created (* with older versions of samba),
> it might be missing/did miss the NS records.. 
> And yes, Arch might have fewer dependencies.. 
> I have things enabled which users like and is not in debian or ubuntu
> enabled. 
> The difference isnt big but that part does give few extra depends. 
> Also, on the point of dependencies.. There is a change coming in
> debian/ubuntu
> I only havent had the time yet to check it, but that will result in
> lesser dependencies. 

Any chance of a link to the change ?


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