[Pdns-users] Retry NXDOMAIN with a secondary forwarder

Richard Connon conan at irconan.co.uk
Mon Jan 9 11:13:59 UTC 2012

On 09/01/2012 11:11, Peter van Dijk wrote:
> Hello,
>> Could you possibly access "your" data by any other means than DNS
>> (like database or something)? If so, couldn't you just write a plugin
>> that checks your backend for the record and otherwise just return to
>> normal lookup mode?
> There is no easy way to hook this into the recursor; what you could do, however, is to arrange this idea within a PowerDNS auth backend (luabackend, pipebackend come to mind). Once such a backend script has been written, this setup could be as simple as 'launch=gmysql,pipe' (or gmysql,lua) where gmysql provides all your local changes, and lua or pipe fetch anything else from your upstream server.
> Kind regards,
> Peter van Dijk
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I guess what's really needed here is really a DNS backend to the auth 
server, but the use-cases for such a thing are very limited.

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