[Pdns-users] different type of replication

Keresztes Péter-Zoltán zozo at z0z0.tk
Tue Apr 14 08:45:53 UTC 2015

So bottom line taking in consideration that having mysql replication would not be an issue. Is one or other preferred? And if yes what would be the reasons?


> On 14 Apr 2015, at 08:22, Aki Tuomi <cmouse at youzen.ext.b2.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 03:23:04AM +0300, Keresztes Péter-Zoltán wrote:
>> Hello, 
>> Can anyone explain me if there is any difference between having a master-slave replication on authoritative servers and simple NATIVE servers with  backend replication?
>> regards,
>> Peter
> The biggest differences are that with master-slave you do not need anything but
> tcp/53 and udp/53 open between the servers (both ways), it can interoperate
> with other DNS server products. There is no transport security implied other
> than provided by TSIG. You also need to do serial number management to cause
> transfers.
> Native replication is backend-specific and all limitations and benefits are
> of the backend in question. F.ex. if you use mysql replication, you get near
> instant changes in your slaves. No serial number management is required.
> Aki
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