[Pdns-users] zone configuration
gimre at narancs.net
Wed Dec 29 06:59:15 UTC 2010
For MNAME in the SOA record you should have your primary nameserver,
like ns1.donaldbjames.info. It definitely should be one of the
nameservers of the domain, one of these:
;; ANSWER SECTION:
donaldbjames.info. 86332 IN NS b.ns.buddyns.com.
donaldbjames.info. 86332 IN NS ns1.twisted4life.com.
donaldbjames.info. 86332 IN NS ns1.donaldbjames.info.
donaldbjames.info. 86332 IN NS ns2.afraid.org.
The SOA should be something like:
donaldbjames.info. 86400 IN SOA ns1.donaldbjames.info.
donaldbjames.suddenlinkmail.com. 2010122811 10800 3600 604800 3600
As for the recursor and auth server running at the same time, you must
have them listen on two separate IP addresses if you want to run them
both on port 53. This would be the recommended way.
You could also have pdns-recursor listen on another port, say 53000 and
then set the recursor= option in the auth server to forward requests to
the recursor. This is not recommended but you can do it if you have a
small site, or you just use the recursor on localhost. But then you
could bind the recursor to 127.0.0.1 and the auth server to whatever
other IP address you have on the box.
On Tue, 28 Dec 2010 20:46:05 -0600, donaldbjames at suddenlinkmail.com
> Hi folks,
> I managed to get powerdns configured and running. I used poweradmin
> to enter the zone data for my SOA zones.
> However, when I check my configuration with http://www.intodns.com, I
> get the following error:
> SOA MNAME entry WARNING: SOA MNAME (donaldbjames.info) is not
> listed as a primary nameserver at your parent nameserver!
> My zone is donaldbjames.info. If you like, go to
> type in "donaldbjames.info" in the box at the top, click on "report",
> wait a few minutes and then scroll down the page. You will see a
> yellow box with a warning.
> I am at a loss to figure out what setting is missing in my powerdns
> Another thing: When I try to run the pdns-recursor, it won't start
> while the SOA nameserver is running. They both bind to port 53. I
> tried running the pdns-recursor on port 5300. It will start but
> act as a caching nameserver.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Don James
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