[Samba] Samba, Bind, and Kea DHCP

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Oct 17 16:36:43 UTC 2022

On 17/10/2022 17:29, ralph strebbing via samba wrote:
> Hello All,
> I recently came across one of the other projects of ISC when browsing
> their website. That project being Kea DHCP (https://www.isc.org/kea/).
>  From what I'm reading, it's a bit more modern than ISC DHCP, and we
> were considering potentially switching to it. However, I wanted to
> poll the list here to see if anyone has messed with this yet so far as
> DNS integration etc.
> Right now, with ISC DHCP there is a script that hooks into each new
> lease, renewal, and expiration that updates bind and therefor Samba.
> I'm wondering if the same script can be used, if it can't, does anyone
> have any solutions in place? Are there any considerations we should be
> aware of in general by switching out the DHCP server software?
> Thanks,
> Ralph

  Last time I looked, Kea didn't have the required hooks (on-commit) to 
run the required script. If you only have Windows clients, you do not 
need anything (other than any dhcp server), they can update their own 


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