Debug: DDNS Updates of Windows Clients

In case the Windows client DDNS (Dynamic DNS) updates don’t work, here are some basic tests.

Check log files

Run the command ipconfig /registerdns on a Windows client and check the following log files:

  • /var/log/daemon.log
  • /var/log/samba/log.samba

Activate more debug

  • ucr set dns/debug/level=11 dns/dlz/debug/level=11
  • /etc/init.d/bind9 restart
  • Run the command ipconfig /registerdns on a Windows client and check the following log files:
    • /var/log/daemon.log