[Pdns-users] intermittency when resolving certain domains

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at powerdns.com
Tue Jan 5 11:41:13 UTC 2016

Hello Miguel,

On 28 Dec 2015, at 18:22, Miguel Miranda wrote:

> Recursion available: server can't do recursive queries.
> After several attemps from the same client the domain resolves ok, and 
> in
> the wirshark capture the error is gone and now the line reads:
> Recrusion available: servce can do recursive queries.
> These is happening with several domains, randomly so is not specific 
> to a
> region in particular. im running pdn as the primeray server and 
> forwarding
> recursive queries to pdns-recursor running in localhost:53.
> What should i check? hints file?, allow-recursion entries?
> regards.

This is a known issue, tracked here - 

As a workaround, set recursive-cache-ttl to zero. As a fix, stop 
forwarding your traffic through pdns_server.

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

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