[Pdns-users] Non authoritive secondary & recursion
sean at boran.com
Tue Feb 10 13:13:26 UTC 2009
2009/2/10 Stefan Schmidt <stefan.schmidt at freenet.ag>
> > I've set up a pdns as a secondary for a list of internal domains. It is
> > authoritive in that its IP address is not listed as a NS in the domain
> > records.
> Authority means that the nameserver has local content for that query.
> Whenever you load a Zone in BIND or PowerDNS you make it authoritative
> for that Zone.
> The pdns is configured to forward any requests it does not understand
> > internet queries) to another DNS server, using "recursor").
> > The problem is that it does not want to seem to answer requests for the
> > records in the secondary domain that is hosts.
> > nslookup router238-4.vptt.ch
> > ;; Got recursion not available from 184.108.40.206, trying next server
> > Is this because it is not authoritive? Is there any way to force pdns to
> > answer?
> > I tried allow-recursion-override=on
> I think you're missing the IP or network range you are querying your
> server from in the allow-recursion= statement.
recursion is not restricted (see below)
In addition to that PowerDNS does not seem to have the zone you set it
> up for (vptt.ch?) available locally or it would have answered anyways.
> Are there any loglines that may point to such a problem?
> It would be best if you could post your pdns.conf as there is many many
> ways to configure PowerDNS as a slave/secondary nameserver and without
> it all we can do is very wild guessing. ;)
Here you are:
Zone transferts are working fine, the DB does contain all entries for the
The mysql backend contains standard queries.
> One wild guess that might just be it is: Did you set slave=yes in your
> pdns.conf to enable PowerDNS to go fetch to zone via AXFR?
> ( http://doc.powerdns.com/slave.html )
Yes, otherwsie transfers would not work.
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