[Pdns-users] Confused about authoritativeness

John Miller johnmill at brandeis.edu
Fri Oct 5 15:38:47 UTC 2012


A couple of questions:

- Can you paste your dig command?  Presumably you're doing a dig 
@localhost or similar, but good to be sure.  A paste of your PowerDNS 
configs would also be helpful.
- Do you have a recursor IP configured in the auth. server's config?
- What is allow-recursion set to?


On 10/05/2012 11:11 AM, Mohamed Lrhazi wrote:
> Have not used pdns in a while and I just put together a quick setup as follows:
> - pdns listening on 53 (mysql backend)
> - pdns-recursor on 5300
> Loaded a small number of records in domains and records tables.
> When I dig for a record that I know is not in the zone, I get the
> answer, because pdns used the recursor for it. Was expecting to act as
> authoritative and return NXDOMAIN.
> I am sure am forgetting something very simple...
> Thanks a lot,
> Mohamed.
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