[Pdns-users] Retry NXDOMAIN with a secondary forwarder

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Mon Jan 9 11:09:26 UTC 2012


On Jan 9, 2012, at 11:43 , Erik Weber wrote:

>> I could do that. How difficult would that be? At the moment I wouldn't know
>> where to start.
> Take a look at the sample here: http://doc.powerdns.com/recursor-scripting.html
> You'd have to write some lookup code (to the database) and correctly
> build the return packet.
> The first thing I'd do is make some code that does the lookup when run
> directly, then try to fit that into a PowerDNS-script.
> Some more info at http://wiki.powerdns.com/trac/wiki/Lua

Be aware that the recursor only runs one instance of Lua, and that you should not be doing any blocking operations in it.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk

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