[Pdns-users] Question about Authoritative Server 3.0 and Recursor 3.3

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Mon Sep 19 04:39:46 UTC 2011

Hello Patrick,

On Sep 18, 2011, at 10:31 PM, IRCHeaven Technical Support wrote:

> I want to use MySQL for backend.
> I use now only powerdns Authoritative Server 2.9.22 with MySQL backend and I have read the instructions for upgrading instructions. 
> If I want to use this configuration with one must be reached on port 53. Must I set the authoritative server first and te recursor second or first the recursor and then the authoritative server?

The auth supports forwarding queries to the recursor (see the recursor= setting at http://doc.powerdns.com/all-settings.html). So, put your auth on 53 and your recursor on some other port (and bind it to just localhost while you're at it).

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk

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