[Pdns-users] Authority Question

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Tue Jun 7 05:24:28 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 12:06:32AM -0400, Michoel Kazen wrote:

> I have been reading up on all the archives of this list and can't seem
> to get my answer straight. I would like to know whether or not PowerDNS
> replies with the NS records in the authority section of it's reply - and
> if not is it possible to enable this. Currently, doing a dig for a
> domain name housed on a PDNS server, I usually only receive the SOA
> under the authority section (or so the client tells me).

It does not return these optional and confusing records, and this cannot be

> have a matching record (e.g. www) are answered, otherwise return
> authority information - SOA & NS - ours and third party, which it does -
> but only the SOA.

This is not within the DNS spec. You can only delegate subdomains, like

Good luck!

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