[Samba] Switching from Bind to Internal DNS
- Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2019 10:08:07 -0500
- From: James Atwell via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Samba] Switching from Bind to Internal DNS
Currently using Bind for DNS and it has worked without issues
throughout several in place Samba upgrades. I'm starting to notice A
records having a static designation vs. dynamic. Clients update their
own A and PTR records. Sometimes deleting the records and having the
client update the record again, will show as dynamic.
I also noticed periodically opening Microsoft DNS Manager will result in
access denied when viewing DC's. Deleting the DC from the list and
adding back resolves the issue.
I would like to switch to the internal DNS and immediately back to Bind
to rule out any corruption or permission issue. Must I shutdown bind and
migrate to the internal DNS first, or can I simply run "samba_upgradedns
--dns-backend=SAMBA_INTERNAL" followed immediately with
With all that said, 6 DC's, Samba 4.9.4, Bind 9.10.3 and all using
Ubuntu 16.04.6. Thanks.
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