Questions about Bind and AD dns integration

Danny Mayer mayer at
Sun May 4 01:12:50 UTC 2008

Simon Gao wrote:
> Hi,
> We are running Bind as name servers for our internal and public network. 
> Now we need to bring AD online. We assign AD a sub domain for AD dns 
> servers to manage, like However, we run into one problem 
> with reverse dns setting since all hosts are on the same network. 
> Currently, reverse map is not set to allow dynamic update and we want to 
> keep it that way.
> One option is set up AD dns as primary server for reverse maps and 
> transfer them to the Bind servers, or set up forwarders pointing to AD 
> dns servers Anyone see any problem with such setup?
> Is it possible to set up a sub domain on Bind to allow Windows DC and 
> clients to do dynamic update to service locator records?
> Simon

Have the DHCP server update the PTR records. You shouldn't have the 
clients doing that anyway. What is the relevance of SRV records here?


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