[Pdns-dev] Sending Custom Response of DNS Queries

bert hubert bert.hubert at powerdns.com
Thu Oct 5 11:57:17 UTC 2017

On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 04:54:32PM +0500, Saeed Ahmed wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using pdns_recursor-4.0.5. Here, what I wanna do is when a client
> queries the server, I want to intercept the request, and before any
> processing, do some check and on certain condition send response back to
> client having specific host address (e.g my own server hosting some site)
> without further sending query to authoritative name servers.

Hi Saeed,

I recommend the documentation on: https://doc.powerdns.com/recursor/lua-scripting/index.html

And: https://doc.powerdns.com/recursor/lua-scripting/hooks.html#example-script

This describes how to write such scripts.


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