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Re: [Samba] Which DNS to use for DHCP hostname/IP updates from non-AD & AD nodes?

I saw this earlier during my research and had planned to try using it once I read through the code. Seems fairly comprehensive (complex too). I'd like to understand better what it's doing and why. Thanks for your information.

On 02/14/2018 04:20 AM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:55:36 -0500
Ken McDonald via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

With Linux DHCP + Bind it was possible to have the DHCP server
dynamically update Bind as new clients appeared. I don't need the
clients themselves updating DNS records directly. For those few nodes
using static IP addresses and not on the AD domain, I'm fine with
having to manually enter their A/PTR records into the DNS database.
IIRC normal MS Windows AD DC allows for nodes that are joined to the
AD domain and have static IP addresses to register with DNS
automagically because they are trusted.

Really I just need the DHCP to give out IP and some how have those
nodes resolve by name through DNS. How that happens is totally
flexible. I need to support nodes on the AD domain and those that are

This does what you want:


You could Manually add fixed IP machines with samba-tool


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