[Pdns-users] Split-Horizon: how to implement?

Kenneth Marshall ktm at rice.edu
Thu Nov 11 13:37:26 UTC 2010

You should be able to use the pipe backend to handle this.


On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 11:44:27AM +0100, Cristian Cappelletti wrote:
> Hello to all,
> We plan to switch our DNS servers, BIND-based to PowerDNS.
> Crucial point for us is to implement Split-Horizon, aka views in bind/named.
> Actually we have internal DNS (DMZ) records not querable to our public DNS.
> Due to a change on the topology of our network I have to merge these DNS into
> one, then move all records to the public DNS - BUT - implement views to allow
> the resolution of certain records only from a set of subnets.
> Note that can happen that some records exist only on the private view, and
> others on both the private and the authoritative part of the zone.
> The answer provided by the daemon depends on what is the client IP address
> asking for it.
> I know PowerDNS doesn't support views, but is it possible to implement this
> scenario with PowerDNS using any workaround (like pdns double istance, geo-backend)?
> What is the best way to solve this issue?
> Any suggestion or documentation link is appreciated..
> Thanks a lot!
> Cristian
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