[Pdns-users] recursor cache storage?

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Thu Feb 22 15:10:13 UTC 2007

On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 09:25:35AM -0500, Mike W wrote:
> Heya, I'm new to PDNS and I've been playing around with it the last few
> days.  Everything works great, except I can't figure out a way to store my
> cached DNS entries.  For example, when I stop pdns_recursor and start it
> again, I lose all the entries that were previously cached.

I think only dnscache has a way to save/restore the cache, but I might be
wrong. This is common behaviour. PowerDNS does allow one to dump the cache,
but not yet to restore it.

> Also, is there any way I can make manual entries in the cache, say to make
> some entries for the hosts on my local network?

--export-etc-hosts might be exactly what you want, see the documentation or

Good luck!

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