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Re: [Samba] Samba Active Directory Domain Controller

On Mon, 08 May 2017 11:36:17 -0500
Bob of Donelson Trophy via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2017-05-08 10:39, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > On Mon, 8 May 2017 16:50:55 +0200
> > "L.P.H. van Belle via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > It seems that you cannot create a new /etc/resolv.conf .. 
> > Did you remove resolvconf with apt-get remove --purge resolvconf? 
> > That should have restored the static resolv.conf back.
> Well no, I didn't, but then again this was on Centos 7.3, it wasn't
> anything to do with resolvconf, I couldn't create any new file
> in /etc.
> I just wanted to test something so, more out of desperation than
> anything, I tried the 'mkdir /etc1' trick and it worked.
> Rowland 
> You aamy or may not remember that I use Ubuntu server for my Samba
> DC's.
> Not much time but, I remember that users need to add "dns-nameservers"
> and "dns-search" (for local domain) parameters to the
> /etc/network/interfaces file and that populates the /etc/resolv.conf
> file properly. Tricky but documented somewhere on Ubuntu. 
> (Yes, I know, not the Debian way but rather the Ubuntu way of doing
> this.)

Yes, but you should be able to at least add something
to /etc/resolv.conf, even if it will be overwritten at a later point. I
couldn't even do this on Centos 7.3. I spent more time getting
resolv.conf to work the way I wanted it to, than doing what I wanted
to test ;-)


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