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Zentyal in VirtualBox - How add Domain to DNS
« on: May 14, 2021, 06:32:16 pm »
I'm a newbie, for testing&learning I've installed Zentyal in VirtualBox, located in Windows Server 2012 machine that we are using for WSUS.
The main server, with DNS and Active Directory is on another machine. I followed the steps to create another domain controller, in particular:
- networking in VB set to bridged
- add forwarders to DNS in zentyal

within zentyal machine I can ping and nslookup zentyal-domain.lan
But the client windows10 machine cannot nslookup zentyal-domain.lan,
 it can ping the ip of zentyal, with putty I can connect to zentyal machine.
See the figure attached

the link of the image is or
What can I do?
[Please note that trying to attach a png of 3k gives upload folder full, and inserting an image didn't show the link]
« Last Edit: May 14, 2021, 06:41:10 pm by etnetu »


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Re: Zentyal in VirtualBox - How add Domain to DNS
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2021, 12:39:53 am »
If you have two different AD configurations (2008 Server and Zentyal) it's kinda messy if you have them on the same subnet.
The Windows 10 Client needs to have configured the Zentyal IP as DNS server in its network configuration in order to see the Zentyal domain.