Active Directory zone delegation on BIND 9

Danny Mayer mayer at
Sat Oct 12 23:27:49 UTC 2002

At 06:23 PM 10/10/02, Tom Maddox wrote:
>Hmm, I'm pretty sure that cross-posting to those three groups in
>particular is going to call down *someone's* wrath upon me.  Oh well,
>I have little choice but to be as a lover in France and throw cochon
>to the wind.

I'm not sure how you managed to pick up the pig in order to through it! :-)
I don't think lovers in France get near pigs.

>Anyway, I'm setting up Active Directory to (theoretically) interact
>with BIND 9 on Linux.  Specifically, I want to delegate the four
>zones, _udp, _tcp, _msdcs, and _sites, to the Win2K box.  It looks like
>DNS is configured properly on the Win2K server, in that DNS is running,
>dynamic updates are permitted, and the name table appears to have all
>the appropriate entries for AD.  Here's what I've got in the master
>zone file:
>_msdcs                  NS      wbrdc
>_sites                  NS      wbrdc
>_tcp                    NS      wbrdc
>_udp                    NS      wbrdc
>"wbrdc" is the name of the domain controller that's performing name
>I'm clearly missing something, and it's probably something stupid.
>Any thoughts on what it is?

Does something not work? You've delegated the,
etc. zones to the nameserver. You don't show an
A record for wbrdc, but you should have one. If you're missing something
then you need to at least tell us the symptoms of what is not working.
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