[Pdns-users] Retry NXDOMAIN with a secondary forwarder

Aki Tuomi cmouse at youzen.ext.b2.fi
Sun Jan 8 21:09:43 UTC 2012

I would suggest you configure an powerdns AUTH server which contains the entire zone
and use option 'forward=zone.name=auth.server.ip' in recursor.conf instead. 

Much cleaner approach. 

Aki Tuomi

On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 05:30:51PM +0000, Richard Connon wrote:
> I want to overlay a set of names onto an existing DNS zone for which
> I don't control the nameserver.
> I have a number of names which are "mine" inside a zone managed
> "higher up" my organisation. The zone also contains lots of names
> which are not "mine".
> DNS updates can take over 3 weeks (ridiculous, no?) to happen on the
> actual organisational nameservers so I want to make a resolver which
> will reflect our changes immediately.
> On 07/01/2012 17:24, Peter van Dijk wrote:
> >Hello Richard,
> >
> >On Jan 7, 2012, at 4:45 , Richard Connon wrote:
> >
> >>Is it possible through lua scripting or otherwise to configure powerdns to look NXDOMAIN responses up in a second forwarder before returning NXDOMAIN.
> >>To clarify I'd like it to go something like:
> >>
> >>lookup name in NS1
> >>if found in NS1:
> >>    return NS1 result
> >>else:
> >>    lookup name in NS2
> >>    return NS2 result
> >Taking one step back: what actual problem are you trying to solve here?
> >
> >Kind regards,
> >Peter van Dijk
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