[Samba] Samba + Bind + dhcpd - IP address with multiple PTR records

Sebastian Arcus s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Tue Sep 13 12:28:36 UTC 2022

On 13/09/2022 13:08, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On 13/09/2022 12:28, Sebastian Arcus via samba wrote:
>> I posted here sometime in November last year about an install where 
>> dns A records kept on ending up with multiple IP addresses. Rowland 
>> kindly updated the script found in the wiki at:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_DHCP_to_update_DNS_records
>> and that is all fixed. I have just stumbled over a Samba install today 
>> which has the problem - but the other way. An IP address has multiple 
>> PTR records - and the current script (0.9.5) seems to just leave them 
>> in the dns back end.
>> Is it possible to update the script to also check and purge multiple 
>> PTR records - like it does with the A records?
>> Some info about my setup, in case it helps:
>> Slackware 64 bit - kernel 4.4.217
>> Samba 4.15.5
>> Bind 9.16.27
>> dhcp 4.4.2
> That shouldn't be a problem, it will probably follow the same logic as 
> the A records. There will be a bit of a delay though, I am rebuilding my 
> domain after it fell over big style.
> BIG NOTE: Do not use the Debian 4.16 Samba packages on Raspberry pi OS 
> 32bit, it just leads to segfaults, the new 64bit Raspberry pi OS is okay.

Thank you very much Rowland - and good luck with the domain rebuild!

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