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Adding a Manual DNS SRV record

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I have been asked by a provider to add to UDP and TCP a manual record. When I click on the type I only see _Kerberos and the vendor wants a _Kerberos-master entry. Can I just type this in and it will be recognized?

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by:B H
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i think you want "other new record" > "service location SRV"
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by:B H
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oh hang on a second there, they want you to mess with kerberos dns settings? ....  that can break active directory, can you ask them for clarification/steps to minimize the chance of hurting your server?
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by:rayfordporter
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The company is Admitmac and to get a Mac to properly attach to Active Directory and Automount volumes they need in Windows 2008 an entry called _kerberos-master. I have entered it but my Admitmac still cannot verify and is complaining about DNS.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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That is not a record in DNS.

http://www.macwindows.com/ADinstruct.html
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But this is Snow Leopard. 10.6.4 and what would I put and where do I put this info on the Mac?
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I also read through the url you posted and it only mentions 10.3 and 4 not 10.6

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by:Darius Ghassem
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kerberos-master is not a record in Windows that I know of.

I am not an expert in Macs but if 10.4 can be added to a domain through that link I assume 10.6 can as well. http://www.macwindows.com/snowleopardAD.html

http://macosx.com/forums/howto-faqs/305236-how-bind-leopard-active-directory.html

Make sure the MAC is pointing to the DC only for DNS.
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Chris Dent earned 250 total points
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> Can I just type this in and it will be recognized?

Yes, certainly.

If it's a SRV record you can make the name whatever you want. The drop down box is only there to help out, you do not have to use its entries.

Chris
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