[Pdns-users] Questions About Authority

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Thu Nov 11 19:49:01 UTC 2004

On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 09:34:45AM -1000, Anthony Eden wrote:

> I've tried setting up PowerDNS to first check the bind backend and then 
> use the pipe backend to a Perl script if a result is not found in the 
> bind data.  I am running PowerDNS installed from the RPM 
> pdns-static-2.9.16-1.i386.rpm on RedHat 9.

Hehe cool!

> Yesterday I enabled this configuration on port 53 in the production 
> environment.  I then went to a machine on the RoadRunner network (their 
> DNS servers have the delegation-only patch applied so they are a good 
> test) and lo and behold nothing resolved, not even the names which are 

I'm currently very busy, may I suggest that you run tcpdump on your server
with -v -v -v and send me the results? Ask the RoadRunner nameservers a new
question and see what questions they ask you, and what answers powerdns
returns. Those results will help me help you.

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