Bug 12120 - Dynamic SOA
Dynamic SOA
Status: NEW
Product: Samba 4.1 and newer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other
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All All
: P5 normal
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Assigned To: Andrew Bartlett
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Reported: 2016-08-06 00:27 UTC by Alex MacCuish
Modified: 2016-08-11 05:18 UTC (History)
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Description Alex MacCuish 2016-08-06 00:27:13 UTC
Currently samba4 returns the SOA of an integrated zone with the primary server that created the zone, normally the first provisioned server in a domain. This means that this server is responsible for accepting all ddns updates, as clients direct their updates to the host in the SOA.

Samba4 via either bind-dlz or the internal server should rewrite the SOA with itself as the primary server when queried so that dynamic updates are distributed.
Comment 1 Stefan Metzmacher 2016-08-11 05:18:47 UTC
We also need to return the SOA record in the authoritative section
when the client asks for a non-existing name in our zone.

That's how clients typically find the server for dynamic dns updates.