[Pdns-users] pdns_recursor DNS access

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at powerdns.com
Thu Jul 16 10:25:20 UTC 2015


On 16 Jul 2015, at 12:22, a b wrote:

> When pdns_recursor first fires up, it fetches what I assume to be root 
> server zone name information. Then it connects to the following hosts:
> nl1.dnsnode.net.
> ns1.pine.nl.
> xs.powerdns.com.
> "xs.powerdns.com" I am assuming is the security vulnerability "phone 
> home" feature, but what are these other two hosts? Why is it "phoning 
> home" to those?

The name servers for ‘powerdns.com’ are in the ds9a.nl domain; nl is 
hosted on nl1.dnsnode.net (amongst others) and ds9a.nl is hosted at 

Simplifying our delegation chain is on the TODO!

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
PowerDNS.COM BV - https://www.powerdns.com/

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