[Pdns-users] external CNAME

Ruben '_cyclops_' d'Arco cyclops at prof-x.net
Thu Feb 23 14:21:01 UTC 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 06:59:39PM +0530, vivek munagala wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently wrote a pipe-backend for pdns server which would answer only A
> records and NS records. recently i had to return some CNAME records also. I
> could successfully return the CNAME domain. But then the pdns server is
> again querying the backend for the A record of the returned CNAME domain.
> Is there any way to tell pdns server not to query the backend for the
> returned CNAME domains?

Could you show us some data of your zone/domain?

When a query is performed and it is a CNAME, your backend does not need to resolve that CNAME itself.
PowerDNS will do this for you.

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