[Pdns-users] Re: forward-zones syntax for multiple IPs

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Thu May 18 23:19:15 UTC 2006

On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 12:13:52PM -0700, Augie Schwer wrote:
> On 5/17/06, Augie Schwer <augie.schwer at gmail.com> wrote:
> >It is unclear from the docs.
> >(http://doc.powerdns.com/built-in-recursor.html) what if any syntax
> >should be used for forwarding requests to multiple IPs.
> >For example I can say:
> >forward-zones=foozone.com=
> >But what if is down? I would like to forward requests to
> >another IP if the first fails, so something like this:
> >forward-zones=foozone.com=;
> >Is that possible?
> I messed around with the syntax and then took a look at the code, and
> it looks like no it's not possible; which is a bit of a
> disappointment, but not a deal breaker.

I might add this. Add a feature ticket for it on wiki.powerdns.com (yes,
I'll try to delete the spam, trac does not make this easy).

Kind regards,


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