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Re: [Samba] DHCP and DNS




Thats the samba answer -- and I guess this implies that windows AD also has
the same capability. Thanks.

On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Rowland Penny via samba <
samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, 2 Jan 2018 12:41:05 -0700
> David Bear via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > I know this is samba list and I am hoping that someone with MS AD
> > experience can answer this definitively.
> >
> > Does AD have some kind of data exchange between dhcp and dns so that
> > systems which receive a dhcp lease from an AD DC more reliably
> > register their hostname with AD DNS?  Looking at the RFC I couldn't
> > see any reason why this should be the case. But it seems that host
> > name registration for all DHCP devices is much more consistent when
> > using AD for the dhcp service. Previously we were using our cisco
> > router. It was rather hit and miss with DNS registrations that way.
> > We switch to using AD DHCP about 3 months ago and the numbers of host
> > names registered to AD DNS seems to have really improved.
> >
> > Sorry this isn't strickly a SAMBA question, but I thought of AD had
> > some kind of API or data exchange between DHCP and DNS, then samba
> > might also have it.
> >
>
> Do you mean something like this:
>
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_DHCP_to_update_
> DNS_records_with_BIND9
>
> Rowland
>
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