This article was written and tested on a fresh installation, with no modifications other than setting up a static IPv4 network connection, and adding openssh and vim (which should have no effect on the Samba configuration).
Finally, most of the commands below will require elevated privileges.
This secret key will be used to authenticate our dns update clients with the dns server. Create the key as such: No, that is not the key I use. Restart named and you should be able to push updates dynamically to the dns server.
Luckily for us, there's a tool that'll do that for us. No, you shouldn't use that key for your server ;) The last token in that file is the key (N8Hk...). nsupdate is the tool we'll be using to test if we have setup the server correctly.
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BIND9_DLZ or SAMBA_INTERNAL - This is down to personal preference of the server admin.Google (22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 2060::8888, and 2060::8844) and Open DNS (2.222, 2.220, 2620:0:ccc:::0:ccd::2) provide suitable public DNS servers free of charge.Appropriate values for subnets are specific to your network.We cannot create seperate PTR record for all host records since we have 1000 recorsd in our zone file.This article will cover how to setup dns with dynamic updates aswell as configuring your dhcp server to push updates to it aswell. If there's anything this article doesn't cover with respect to what you are looking for, leave a comment and I'll do what I can.For example, the name INTERNAL would not be very descriptive.