[Pdns-users] Recursor use ISP dns server

B. Cook bcook at poughkeepsieschools.org
Tue Aug 12 19:11:35 UTC 2008

On Aug 12, 2008, at 2:28 PM, Joris Dobbelsteen wrote:

> Augie Schwer wrote, On 11-Aug-2008 18:31:
>> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 6:49 AM, Joris Dobbelsteen
>> <joris at familiedobbelsteen.nl> wrote:
>>> I have the powerdns recursor and it works perfectly. Except I  
>>> would like to
>>> configure it to use my ISP DNS servers in addition to others.
>> What Operating System are you using? On Linux this would be:
>> /etc/reslov.conf
>> nameserver
>> nameserver <IP address of your ISP's Name Servers>
> Almost.
> I want "PowerDNS recursor" to use the ISP name servers (in addition  
> to other servers, just in case) when recursing.
> (That is what the "it" was supposed to reference to).
> Should I use the forward-domains directive for that, as I did use  
> this for the "local" domain I use internally? Or should I override  
> the root-hints a bit?
> On my previously used Windows 2003 DNS server I configured  
> "forwarders" for this purpose.
> Thanks for your effort so far,
> - Joris
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I would think you would want forward-zones..


Could be wrong.. but that's what I would think.

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