[Pdns-users] recursion was desired

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sat May 12 09:57:05 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 04:50:34PM +0200, Julian St?ver wrote:
> > ping google.de
> > ping: unkown host google.de


You have configured your computer to send recursive queries to your
authoritative powerdns server.

For this to work, you need to install the recursor as well, and point the
authoritative server to it, using the 'recursor=' line (for
example) in the configuration.

The recursor runs on by default, but make sure your auth server is
not already bound to (and thus to

Good luck!

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