[Pdns-users] Problem with semi-colon in TXT record

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Wed Jan 18 05:41:41 UTC 2012

Hello Martin,

On Jan 17, 2012, at 15:22 , Martin Wadsten wrote:

> Im trying to add a TXT record with a semi-colon ;, but pdns seems to add a / before. Is there anyone who has the same problem, and knows the solutions on this issue?
> Here's an exampel.
> k=rsa ; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQ CnKH7bFSjagGhqh8rugg476WDGRP9MAoykXS4F8z QDqPz+hWDrwngctLzd/sm3ix3jTwvFZCDtJgnKld Tk5k2kfiHBpbupIXZNmEjyc34Ju7QWcHCR94euBh sVWONfwFvAWqGwvfk5Mj/fWMRKf6KEbd4O1JGllj Uyd3KilAImhwIDAQAB ;
> DIG output
> 600 IN	TXT	"k=rsa \; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQCnKH7bFSjagGhqh8rugg476WDGRP9MAoykXS4F8zQDqPz+hWDrwngctLzd/sm3ix3jTwvFZCDtJgnKldTk5k2kfiHBpbupIXZNmEjyc34Ju7QWcHCR94euBhsVWONfwFvAWqGwvfk5Mj/fWMRKf6KEbd4O1JGlljUyd3KilAImhwIDAQAB \;"

This is just dig escaping ';', presumably because ; is the comment character in BIND zone files. PDNS is not serving this backslash.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk

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