[Pdns-users] external CNAME

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Thu Feb 23 15:05:41 UTC 2012

Hello Vivek,

On Feb 23, 2012, at 14:29 , vivek munagala wrote:

> 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?

This is normal PowerDNS behaviour. You can just return END immediately to indicate you do not have the data.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk

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