[Pdns-users] Maximum Length of content row in mysql

Ed McLain EMcLain at teklinks.com
Mon Sep 17 16:15:50 UTC 2007

Thank you fine sir, exactly what I was looking for.

On 9/15/07 5:19 AM, "bert hubert" <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 05:25:53PM -0500, Ed McLain wrote:
>> I have a need to set the content row in mysql to something greater than 255
>> characters and I'm curious as to what the maximum string length is allowed
>> to be in the source?  If I change the row type to SMALLTEXT from
>> VARCHAR(255) and put a record with say 400 characters in it, would pdns only
>> read the first 255?
> PowerDNS will read all of it. However, do realise only very recent versions
> of PowerDNS are able to serve TXT records that big!
> I think 2.9.21 will do it.
> Good luck!

Ed McLain
Sr. Data Center Engineer
TekLinks, Inc.
hosting at teklinks.com

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