[Samba] Picking a non-.local domain

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Aug 8 10:28:35 UTC 2023

On 08/08/2023 11:20, Hans Schulze via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> i am facing the same problem right now. I start from scratch for an 
> Samba AD. One question about this: I have registered a domain e.g. 
> "bla.org" extra/unique for AD, to have an placeholder and there are no 
> other external Services resolved over this, can i have an fqdn like 
> "dc1.bla.org" or that also not recommended?
> The Domain is registred on a Nameserver from the Provider.

If your dns domain is resolvable from the internet, then I wouldn't use 
it directly for your AD dns domain, I would use a subdomain such as 
ad.bla.org .


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