[Pdns-users] question about authority (im sure this has been asked a 100 times, sorry!)

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Tue Mar 28 19:47:56 UTC 2006

On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 11:43:46AM -0800, Jordan Tardif wrote:
> we are running powerdns on our main nameservers right now, but they are 
> not returning authoritve for any of the domains.. eg..

Yes they are:

> dig @ns1.dreamhost.com domain.com
> ;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

This means 'Authoritative Answer'. The presence or absence of the SOA record
is not of relevance.

See http://doc.powerdns.com/pdns-users-faq.html question 3.

Good luck!

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