Intergration of ADS with BIND

Barry Finkel b19141 at
Fri Mar 16 13:53:05 UTC 2007

"Sangoi, Nehal \(GE Supply, consultant\)" <Nehal.Sangoi at> wrote:

>Hi All
>All my machines that participate in the AD have to be moved into a DNS
>zone of their own, usually under the main DNS zone for the organization
>which is in linux bind 9.2.x.  Now, my organization might make a DNS
>zone called "" under their main "" DNS zone.
>The Active Directory is then "rooted" at "".
>In such case, how my named.conf and the respective zone file be
>configured to resolve the systems in Active Directory. Zone file
>configuration specifically for "SOA" and "NS" record fields. Also, how
>nslookup will help to check whether things are resolving properly or
>not? ....
>Note : Our windows admin has provided the zone files which needs to be
>integrated with bind.
Look at the archives of this list, as there have been many
AD/W2k-related postings over the years.
Barry S. Finkel
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