[Pdns-users] Re: "Parsing record content: Data field in DNS should start with quote" on TXT/SPF records

Stephen Manchester smanches at craftyspace.com
Fri Sep 21 01:52:54 UTC 2007

This also started happening to me just recently.  The only  
correlation was I added another SPF and TXT record (which was also  
just an spf.)  Noticed this error on the web status page, but had not  
yet looked into it.

I will do a little research when I can and share.

On Sep 20, 2007, at 5:11 PM, Duane wrote:

> Julian Mehnle wrote:
>> bert hubert wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 07:23:44PM +0000, Julian Mehnle wrote:
>>>> all of a sudden, I am having trouble with TXT or SPF records in
>>>> PowerDNS 2.9.21 (on Debian).  I repeatedly get the following errors
>>>> in syslog:
>>> Do you use the debian package? There is specific support in  
>>> PowerDNS to
>>> either support bare TXT records, or records between quotes.
>>> So this should not be happening.
>> Yes, I am using the vanilla Debian package (2.9.21-2).
>> How can I control this support for bare vs. quoted TXT records?   
>> Is it
>> supposed to be automatic?
> It's not just the TXT records I upgraded recently to the deb  
> packages on
> powerdns.com and it kept breaking on NAPTR records as well in the  
> end I
> gave up and fixed rsync properly so I don't have a problem and I don't
> have complete zone transfers now either ;)
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