[Pdns-users] Problem with how PowerDNS answers when not authoritative.

Fredrik Dahlberg drabantus at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 16:33:04 UTC 2013

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM, bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl>wrote:

> send-root-referral | --send-root-referral=yes | --send-root-referral=no |
> --send-root-referral=lean

Thanks, this appears to have solved my problem.

> > The problem is that resolvers seem to treat this as a final answer, and
> > won't proceed to the next server.
> You might want to double check if you don't have a '.' or '' zone in your
> database which might be confusing PowerDNS.

Nothing like that in the database. Is PowerDNS supposed to answer with
NOERROR, or with REFUSED like BIND? Even if there may be nothing wrong with
PowerDNS's answer, it seems to me that a lot of common resolvers can't
handle it.

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