[Pdns-users] Returning NXDOMAIN from remote backend?

bert hubert bert.hubert at powerdns.com
Wed Jan 28 10:11:57 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 08:57:52AM +0100, Nagy, Attila wrote:
> Maybe I've just overlooked something, but what JSON is needed for an
> NXDOMAIN reply in the remote backend?

Hi Nagy,

To generate an NXDOMAIN:

1) return that there are no records matching the request.
2) if PowerDNS asks for ANY or SOA records for the domain, generate them

If you do 1 and 2, PowerDNS will make the NXDOMAIN for you.


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