[Pdns-users] Desaster recovery of primary nameserver

Kenneth Marshall ktm at rice.edu
Wed Dec 10 14:29:25 UTC 2008

Dump the SQLite DB and import the results into your MySQL DB. Or
as another poster suggested, make the broken master a slave of
the other and notify to send the zones. We used the latter method
to migrate from a BIND master to PDNS originally. Good luck.


On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 01:36:58AM +0200, Thorsten Ott wrote:
> Hi,
> I run powerdns as primary and secondary nameserver. The primary nameserver
> runs mysql as backend while the secondary nameserver is working with the
> sqlite backend.
> Recently my primary nameserver's domains table crashed due to a lack of disk
> space. What's left of it is the .frm file. The secondary ns is still
> operating smoothly.
> Could anyone advise me what would be the best way to fill my primary ns with
> the data of the secondary nameserver?
> Thanks for any suggestions.
>             Thorsten

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