[Pdns-users] resursion to BIND
Nic James Ferrier
nferrier at tapsellferrier.co.uk
Sat Oct 21 20:13:08 UTC 2006
bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> writes:
> On Sat, Oct 21, 2006 at 02:03:03AM +0100, Nic James Ferrier wrote:
>> asked it's views on www.X.com resolution. I thought that pdns would
>> first resolve the part this it *is* authoritative for and then ask the
>> recursor to find the rest.
> Try turning on:
> This may do what you want. PowerDNS sort of straddles the fence where it
> comes to answering questions it is only partly authoritative about.
> Please let us know if this helps!
I can see why it doesn't help as well since this option is intended to
allow Internet addresses to be overridden.
What I am querying is at what steps the recursion occurs.
If I query my recursor enabled pdns server, which is authoritative on
a domain but which has only CNAME records, for one of those records
then surely it will:
- look up the result for the query
- find that it's a CNAME and recurse on the value of the CNAME
eg: I look up for www.X.com which is CNAMEd to realserver.Y.com and
the server does this:
lookup www.X.com results in CNAME realserver.Y.com
recurse for realserver.Y.com
respond with the result
but this is not what powerdns seems to do.
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