[Pdns-users] Making powerdns all authoritative server

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Mon Jan 5 10:38:31 UTC 2015

Hello Sumit,

On 29 Dec 2014, at 10:11 , sumit sharma <sksumit1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> How can i make powerdns all authoritative server. My dns should be source of truth for my services & not recurse.
> I am using the piped backend and for every query i make to powerdns, internally it is making 2 queries, 1 for SOA record and 2nd for ANY record.
> Is there a way to cut down on the query of SOA record?

For every query that comes in, PowerDNS needs to make sure what backend holds authority over what covering zone. There is no useful way to avoid this, sorry.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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