[Pdns-users] Missing SQL upgrade line for 3.3.x => 3.4.x and allow-axfr-ips change?

Nicky Gerritsen nickygerritsen at me.com
Sat Dec 26 13:59:18 UTC 2015

It would have been nice if the docs where updated because they still state the old behavior :).



(verzonden vanaf m'n telefoon)

> On 26 dec. 2015, at 14:35, a b <tripivceta at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, the semantics of who is allowed to perfom AXFR's have changed.
> I got busted by this as well, several months back, because it didn't occur to me that a sift through the change logs before upgrade is mandatory.
> At the time, I had suggested that backward compatibility be made a goal for pdns 4.# series, but as far as I recall, it did not elicit any comments. I let it go at that.
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> Subject: [Pdns-users] Missing SQL upgrade line for 3.3.x => 3.4.x and   allow-axfr-ips change?
> Hi all!
> I was updating my PowerDNS 3.3 to 3.4 (what better to do during Christmas right?).
> All worked fine, until I wanted to AXFR a zone to my secondary DNS. At first I didn’t know what went wrong, but then I saw that syslog told me the “account” field was missing in a query.
> Comparing a 3.3->3.4 upgrade database to a 3.4 database, I say my domain table did not have a “account” field. So it seems the following line is missing from the 3.3->3.4 SQL upgrade snippet:
> ALTER TABLE domains add account VARCHAR(40) DEFAULT NULL;
> Furthermore: shouldn't “account” be NON NULL and default to the empty string? This is the case for account-fields in other tables?
> A second thing: when I fixed this, I still got AXFR errors. It told me my secondary DNS did not have AXFR permissions.
> On my master I did not configure “allow-axfr-ips” and the docs then say every server is allowed AXFR. However, as soon as I added the IP addresses (ipv4 and ipv6) of my secondary DNS to this config option, it did work.
> So is the meaning of this value changed? If so, maybe the docs should be updated :).
> Have a nice christmas!
> Regards,
> Nicky
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