[Pdns-users] Lua backend

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Tue Sep 10 08:29:52 UTC 2013

On 10 Sep 2013, at 09:11, "bert hubert" <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 01:15:20PM +0000, Leigh Porter wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Is the embedded Lua in Pdns a full Lua implementation where I can add access to LDAP, Berkley DB and other Lua extentions?
> Hi Leigh,
> Yes and no. This is all possible, but please realize that at least in the
> PowerDNS Recursor, the Lua calls are synchronous. This means that if you are
> doing an LDAP lookup per recursor query, things will be slow.

Yeah that's my concern. I could use a local DB (BDB et-al).

The app is a DNS filter but it needs to lookup user details first. 

Are there any nicer ways of DNS filtering with Pdns? I'm looking to not use RPZ.

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