Bind and Windows2003 AD and DHCP

Danny Mayer mayer at
Mon Jul 23 03:21:12 UTC 2007

jonr at wrote:
> I am trying to use my bind 9.3.4 as a win2k3 name server instead of  
> using the 2003 servers DNS. I have read where it says there is no way  
> to encrypt the updates from 2k3 to bind9 because they can't use the  
> same encryption algorithim.

What exactly do you want to encrypt and why would you do that? There is
no encryption involved in DNS.

> Are they assuming that the admin would be using the win2k3 dhcp server  
> to do the updates to the bind dns server? If that is the case then if  
> I use the DHCP server on my network and not the win2k3 servers would I  
> then be able to have the dynamic updates encrypted?

There is no encryption involved in DNS.

> Hope that made sense,

None whatsoever.

> Jon

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