[Samba] Replication is broken due to Bind DNS resolution

Zombie Ryushu zombie_ryushu at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 8 10:38:06 UTC 2022

On 6/8/22 06:28, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Wed, 2022-06-08 at 06:15 -0400, Zombie Ryushu via samba wrote:
>> On 6/8/22 06:10, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2022-06-08 at 05:59 -0400, Zombie Ryushu via samba wrote:
>>>> Samba does not handle DNS, Bind does.
>>> How many times do I have to tell you, Samba must be authoritative
>>> for
>>> the DNS domain, if you use Bind9, you must also use BIND_DLZ and no
>>> flatfiles. The domain DNS zones must be in AD.
>>> Rowland
>> I know, what I am trying to do, is demote each Domain Controller one
>> at
>> a time. then re-promote it with --dns-backend=Bind_dlz.
>> I have all my bind servers with chroot switched off. but when I
>> activate
>> the Bind Dlz AD Zone, Bind crashes saying there are no records in
>> the
>> zone. Hence the demotion/promotion thing,.
> I seem to remember that you stated that you initially provisioned with
> '--dns-backend=NONE', if this is correct, then you do not have the dns
> records in AD and I am not sure if you can create them now.
> Rowland
That's correct.

I think that you can with samba_upgradedns to deal with this.

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