[Pdns-users] Proper response to PING on pipe backend.

Christian Hofstaedtler christian.hofstaedtler at deduktiva.com
Thu Feb 26 07:37:06 UTC 2015

> On 26 Feb 2015, at 08:11, xxsyys <geirskjo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am implementing a pipe backend for pdns.
> What is the proper response to the "PING" command? The documentation at
> https://doc.powerdns.com/md/authoritative/backend-pipe/#pipebackend-protocol
> does not say. 
> I would assume it is "PONG" but the list of acceptable answer tags does not
> contain PONG, leading me to belive it would be either just 
> or

The documentation says nothing about a reply to PING, because it doesn’t say anything about PING in the first place.

PING is not a command/query for pipebackend coprocesses.

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