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Re: [Samba] Samba with DNS backend set to NONE (was: Re: Update samba and Debian)




On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:33:55 +1300
Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 2017-12-11 at 19:02 +0000, Sandy via samba wrote:
> > Thank all those who have responded, mainly to Rowland and tell them
> > that I just managed to mount a samba server 4.7.3 with Debian 9
> > implementing the option of NONE when choosing the DNS server, the
> > steps that followed were as follows 1- Download samba 4.7.3
> > 2- ./configure.develpment & make & make install 3- apt-get install
> > debian9 4- Follow the steps of the how to of the samba website 5-
> > When in the previous step I asked what type of DNS to use, I put
> > NONE 6- Then restart and manually configure the following files
> >  - /etc/bind/named.conf.local
> >  - /etc/bind/named.conf.option
> >  - / var / cache / bind / direct_zone
> >  - / var / cache / bind / zone_inverza
> 
> I'm sorry but I think you have only bought yourself long-term pain.  
> 
> Samba is free software, you are free to use and abuse it however you
> like, but I don't see how the AD ACLs for DNS entries are applied in
> this case, or how you plan to do multi-master replication.
> 
> In particular, adding a second DC will be painful.
> 
> There is a big difference between what is technically possible (and we
> try to keep many things technically possible) and what is a good
> idea. 
> 
> Andrew Bartlett

Hi Andrew, you are probably wasting your time here, I have been trying
to tell him not to do this for 2 days now, he has just ploughed on.

Perhaps we should remove the dns 'NONE' option from provision ?

Rowland

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