[Pdns-users] Return Authority section

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Mon Jun 29 18:37:49 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 8:35 PM, Jesse
Angell<Jesse.Angell at firespring.com> wrote:
> I’m migrating from bind and one thing that I noticed is that bind returns
> the NS records and the A records for those NS records with every query.  I
> noticed that PowerDNS does not do this and I’m trying to figure out if this
> will be a problem at all.  I assume that returning all that information
> really isn’t necessary..


It is not a problem. In fact, of you configure BIND to generate
minimal answers, it will do the exact same thing.

Literally tens of millions of domains run on PowerDNS - if this were a
problem in any real sense, we would have noticed by now :-)

> Can PowerDNS be configured to return the data like BIND does?  Is this
> something I should be concerned with?

No, and no.

Good luck with PowerDNS!

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