[Pdns-users] URGENT_HELP_REQUIRED_going live with power dns

PARTH MONGA kprprl at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 09:08:32 UTC 2012


Thanks Stefan
Thanks a lot for a prompt reply.
Fixing the database now you saved the life :)

Thanks & Regards

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Stefan Schmidt <zaphodb at zaphods.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 8:37 AM, PARTH MONGA <kprprl at gmail.com> wrote:
> > HI Peter and Fellow list members
> Hi Parth,
> > I am in a very critical situation i am moving my powerdns into production
> > with a mysql backend and things were working smooth but after an hour i
> > start getting these errors in the log files.
> >
> >
> > Apr 25 11:47:14 pdns[8056]: Exception: Parsing record
> content:
> > while parsing IP address, expected digits at position 0 in 'A'
> > Apr 25 11:47:14 pdns[8056]: Exception building answer
> packet
> > (Parsing record content: while parsing IP address, expected digits at
> > position 0 in 'A') sending out servfail
> From what i can gather this error message means that for an A(ddress)
> type record PowerDNS received 'A' from the backend instead of the
> start of an IPv4 dotted quad which it expected. This means that for
> some "IN A" record your content field has a value of 'A' instead of
> the dotted quad (like
> > Used latest powerdns version all things are working fine and resolving
> but i
> > am not getting why i am getting this error.
> This check and the error message are in PowerDNS for a long time
> already, at least since 2006, if you're just getting it now this could
> either mean that the false entry in the content field is fresh or that
> the zone/record just started getting queries.
>  Stefan
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