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I am trying to setup an Active Directory forest that uses a Linux BIND server for DNS. The goal is that the Domain Controller (DC) to be able to make entries in the /etc/bind/db.foresta.net file from the linux server.

Here is a diagram with my current setup and specs:

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WinServer DC: dc.ntds.foresta.net Linux DNS: sysdns.foresta.net

My current Linux server configuration: http://pastebin.com/nz5GQcGY

On the DC I have setup a new AD forest and in the IP configurations I have set the IP of the linux server as DNS. But now the problem is that I don't see any new entries in the file that I described above (db.foresta.net) and I don't know what further steps I need to take to make this work.

What works so far: In the Windows Server I can open up a browser and browse any website using that linux dns server.

Every feedback is appreciated.

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Hope this link can help a little : social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/… Mainly section regarding DNS SRV type records –  krisFR Dec 15 '13 at 13:54
Use nltest /dsregdns or restart netlogon on dc and take a network trace to see what happens to dynamic dns packets and the return codes from bind. Then I expect bind folk here can help more. –  maweeras Dec 16 '13 at 17:52
It can be done (I haven't done it myself but have seen it) however, this is not a very good setup since AD is SO dependent on DNS. Is there a reason you need to use bind instead of MS DNS? –  Zypher Dec 16 '13 at 23:46
Have you configured dynamic registration of records by the DCs in BIND for both foresta.net and _msdcs.foresta.net? –  MDMarra Jan 28 '14 at 17:25
Check this link: serverlab.ca/tutorials/linux/network-services/… –  Diego Queiroz Jan 20 at 12:25

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