[Pdns-users] PDNS Timing Out

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Wed Jul 28 05:08:22 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 04:49:19PM -0700, Brandon Lee wrote:
> Therefore, we turned on logging by setting the log level to 6 in the pdns.conf 
> file and only on the master server we saw hundreds of queries like below being 
> logged whereas on the slave server this was not happening.  Not sure if this is 
> related, but the master DNS server is in high load.

Can you run tcpdump a bit to determine what kind of queries you are getting?

> One thing we have done was changed all our domains SOA record TTL from 3600 to 
> 86400 to see if that would bring the load down and no cigar.  Also, is it 
> recommended to run PowerDNS in daemon mode?

Daemon or not does not matter from a performance perspective.


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