[Pdns-users] PowerDNS Recursor Question

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Fri Jan 16 19:37:43 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 09:28:39AM -0800, Clint Martin wrote:

> If the PDNS server is authoritative for a zone (clint.nt in my example)
> and a query comes in for a record which is not located in the zone
> (bob.clint.nt for example)  the server checks it's SQL backend, doesn't
> find the record, and passes the query to the recursor.  Since PDNS is
> authoritative for the zone, I don't think it should pass the query to
> the recursor at all, rather it should return NXDOMAIN directly.  If you

Clint, what I changed today with the recursion-check-nxdomain feature is
that powerdns will check if it is authoritative before it sends the question
to the recursor, that is what changed.

> I really appreciate how responsive this list is! It's a breath of fresh
> air!

You were lucky today, I resolved to catch up with the backlog of questions



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