[Pdns-users] response codes for chaos-class queries

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Thu Nov 1 06:09:16 UTC 2012

Hello John,

On Nov 1, 2012, at 0:35 , John Miller wrote:

> Is there currently a way to change the response code for chaos-class queries?  It's not terribly important, but I noticed that ns*.google.com are now returning 4-NOTIMP for their status.  I'd like to either set that or just refuse the queries outright.
> I'm trying to get my responses identical between BIND and PowerDNS Recursor (BIND returns an authority section; PowerDNS does not) and this seems like the best way to go about it.

If you set version-string=anonymous, PowerDNS will return SERVFAIL for CHAOS TXT version.bind requests. That's as close as we can get, currently.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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