Re: [Samba] Samba 4 wiki update
- Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2018 17:03:36 +0100
- From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba 4 wiki update
On Fri, 8 Jun 2018 15:46:30 +0000
Max Keogh <mpgk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Rowland,
> I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.04.
> Originally I was using the latest version of Samba from the Ubuntu
> repositories but realised that this was old (version 4.3 ish). I
> downloaded the latest version from samba.org and compiled and
> intalled as per the instructions.
> As a test, I have just removed the extra entries in the hosts files
> on each DC and rebooted. The replication once again is failing from
> DC2 to DC1 but is OK the other way round.
> It all seems to be working fine with the hosts files referring to
> each of the DCs so for now I will stick with this.
> If you do think there is an issue then please tell me what info I
> need to provide and we can look at fixing it.
If you read the release notes for 4.7.0, you will find this:
Improvements to DNS during Active Directory domain join
The 'samba-tool' domain join command will now add the A and GUID DNS
records (on both the local and remote servers) during a join if
possible via RPC. This should allow replication to proceed more
The mname element of the SOA record will now also be dynamically
generated to point to the local read-write server. 'samba_dnsupdate'
should now be more reliable as it will now find the appropriate name
server even when resolv.conf points to a forwarder.
This means, you shouldn't have to add anything manually, the join and
the first running of 'samba_dnsupdate' should do it for you.
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