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Re: [Samba] DNS (Bind )update via external DHCP ISC




On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 19:25:04 +0530
Biswajit Banerjee via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> On 07/01/19 7:04 PM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 17:55:59 +0530
> > Biswajit Banerjee via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I have Samba4 AD ( V4.8 )environment with Bind 9 on the same server
> >> and want to have DNS updated from the DHCP ISC server( External) .
> >> As we see the the host records and reverse records do not get
> >> updated dynamically on the Bind / DNS . Is it not the
> >> functionality to have DNS updated as soon as clients log in .
> >>
> >> If not , then probably we have to follow
> >> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_DHCP_to_update_DNS_records_with_BIND9
> >> to get it done . correct me if am wrong ?
> > If you have any Unix clients (other than the DC which will have a
> > fixed ipaddress) then they will not be able to update their records
> > in AD, Windows clients can.
> 
> I have only windows client still i cannot see there updated records
> in DNS
> 
> What can be reason .

Are you using a GPO that tells them not to update their records ? or
are the clients manually set to not update their records ?
Is there anything in syslog ?

> 
> 
> >> This document talks about DHCP ISc  on the same server , can we
> >> some one help me to have it deployed with external DHCP server .
> > Well, that is how I run it, but it should work when run on another
> > computer, provided that the computer is in the same dns domain, it
> > would also have to be a Unix domain member. You will have to modify
> > the script, find the lines 'server 127.0.0.1' and change
> > '127.0.0.1' to your DC's ipaddress.
> 
> In case of pure windows environment do you think this is required ?

No it isn't, the Windows dhcp clients should be able to update their own
dns records.

Rowland

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