[Pdns-users] Master/Slave operations?

Christopher Arnold chris at arnold.se
Sun Mar 26 00:43:36 UTC 2006

On Sat, 25 Mar 2006, bert hubert wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 10:24:37PM +0100, Christopher Arnold wrote:
>> But how do i configure pdns to allow a third server, ns3. As either
>> master or slave?
> 'just do it'. In your case however there is a slight problem, both your
> mysql master and server powerdns will consider themselves master or slave.
> The trick is probably to have one of your pdns installations run passively,
> without either 'master' or 'slave' in the configuration, and have the other
> one be both.
> List domains that you want to be master for as master, slave when you want
> to be slave.
> If you do it that way, life will be simple - your own slave won't undertake
> any action. Third parties will only speak, or be spoken to, by your own
> master.
Now i get it.

And i also realise that "type=NATIVE" is in effective an NOP. I got 
confused and thought that i would change pdns (internal db sync) 
operations by choosing master or slave.

I believe the documentation could be a little bit clearer about this.


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