[Samba] Get the reverse zone working

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Apr 26 17:33:50 UTC 2023

On 26/04/2023 18:24, matti.kaupenjohann via samba wrote:
>> Is this a typo, I would expect 0.99.10.in-addr.arpa, based on '' 
> yes you are absolutely right and that helped me to find my other typo. 
> While I was correcting the command:
> samba-tool dns add adc01.heim.lan 20.10.10.in-addr.arpa 220 PTR 
> adc01.heim.lan -Uadministrator
> to
> samba-tool dns add dc01.heim.lan 0.99.10.in-addr.arpa *2* PTR 
> adc01.heim.lan -Uadministrator
> I recognized that I also forgot to change the last octet of my ip 
> address. I think that was the issue on my first approach as well but 
> sadly impossible to resolve after the reset.
> Nevertheless, after deleting the false created zone and creating the 
> correct one I was able to resolve the reverse  lookup.
> After reading two different documentations about the setup, the wrong 
> set octet is easily overseen in both texts. Maybe a change in the 
> command or documentation could address this issue?
> Thanks so far
> Matti

The problem is that you are the one creating the reversezone, now you 
created 0.99.10.in-addr.arpa, but you could have created 
99.10.in-addr.arpa, in which case your ip to add could be '2.99'
I will see if the documentation can be made clearer.


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