[Pdns-users] Field order "wrong", SOA not being the first.

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Fri Oct 15 13:43:53 UTC 2004

On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 03:18:03PM +0200, Marco Matarazzo wrote:

> The problem is that ANY query does not return fileds in a "good" order, 
> starting with SOA and so. Italian authority does not accept DNS servers 
> with this behavior (and i believe this is not RFC compliant).

There is no 'right' order..

> The order seems to be changing every 20 seconds or so (caching, I 
> think). The order in which the fields are SELECT'ed from MySQL DB is 
> correct, but it seems that PowerDNS is "rearranging" them.

PowerDNS shuffles answers, per some rfc or orther.

> Is there a way to fix it? It's a problem or something misconfigured, or 
> is this the normal behavior of PowerDNS?

It is normal.

They require the SOA to be first? We might be able to hack that one in.

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