[Pdns-users] Howto use pdns as DNS proxy with multiple recursion servers as source

Stefan Schmidt zaphodb at zaphods.net
Thu Jan 14 14:55:47 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 03:34:37PM +0100, abang at t-ipnet.net wrote:
> maybe you can use the PowerDNS recursing nameserver ( with
> this configuration:
> auth-zones=your_domain=your_zone_file
> forward-zones=.=;;
> So all except your_domain will forwarded to one of the three forwarders.

I fear this will not work as you would expect. The forward-zones feature in
PowerDNS recursor does not set the recursion desired (RD) flag in the queries
it forwards as it is intended for forwarding queries to authoritative
Nameservers only.


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