[Samba] Samba, Bind DLZ, and DHCP

Christian Naumer cn at brain-biotech.de
Fri Jun 10 06:25:21 UTC 2022

On 09.06.22 13:45, Zombie Ryushu via samba wrote:
>> I have come to the conclusion that you will have problems with whatever
>> you touch. I have been using versions of that script for about 8 years
>> without major problem. I do not care whether you use it or not, it is
>> your decision, but you are going to have to use something similar. why
>> do you think that I went to all the trouble of writing the script in
>> the first place ?
>> Rowland
> Alright. I will do what you ask and follow proceedure. Stand by as I do 
> so. However. While none of this is solving my original problem, it is 
> forcing me to grow as a Samba AD Admin. (and when I am finished with 
> this part, I do need to get back to my first problem.)

The only other option you have is to join your Linux hosts to AD. Then 
they can update their DNS themselves. Just like Windows-Machines do.

My Linux workstations use sssd but this also works for domain member 
servers with Samba.

The script Rowland programmed also worked for me. You just have to 
careful when you set it up to stick to the Wiki page. And DHCPD needs to 
run on an ADDC if I remember correctly.



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