Windows 2003 enterprise active directory setup and bind integratio

Discussion in 'Active Directory' started by jdc4357, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. jdc4357

    jdc4357 Guest

    I've got a domain structure of "". I've seperated active
    directory by creating its own subdomain of "". We are using
    bind 9.2.1 for our root domain of "" and I want to use the
    Windows2k3 servers to handle all the active directory dns requests in
    "". I want to do this without changing our client
    configurations through dhcp. Through documentation I've read on the web
    and books (Oreilly Active Directory Cookbook for 2k3 and 2k pg 551-552) all I
    should have to do is enter this in my /etc/named.conf and the 2k3 dc should
    dynamically update my zone files with all relevant information.


    zone "" IN {
    type master;
    file "";
    allow update { ip of dc's; };
    $TTL 3600
    @ IN SOA ( 1025 900 600 =
    86400 3600 ) IN NS ads1 IN NS ads2
    ads1 IN A
    ads2 IN A

    After restarting bind and restarting the domain controllers, I expected to
    have the domain controllers to dynamically update the zone file with all the
    relevant information that would be in the netlogon.dns file. To my surprise,
    no updates occured. Instead I got the domain controllers trying to update my
    reverse zone of ";arpa/IN' denied" and erroring out with the
    usual "cant update dns message" I then went into the reverse zone config in
    named.conf and allowed both domain controllers to "allow-updates". I
    restarted named and the dc's and=20
    that made the dc's happy, but it didn't update my zone file
    with any information.

    Do I need to allow zone transfers or something?

    If anyone has any ideas or experience where to go next, it would be greatly

    jdc4357, Aug 3, 2005
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