[Pdns-users] Recursor remote server when not in local master-zone

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at powerdns.com
Thu Jun 30 12:27:22 UTC 2016

Hello Rubén,

On 29 Jun 2016, at 17:45, Rubén Gómez wrote:

> But if I try to nslookup for a record that is in my "real public DNS" 
> but not in the local powerDNS, I get the "Host www.example.com not 
> found: 3(NXDOMAIN)". I have seen that allow-recursion-override is 
> deprecated, and I don't see how to implement the "fake master-zone" to 
> make what I need.

First a side note: please do not use nslookup for debugging, it will lie 
to you. ‘dig’ is a good tool.

As for your setup: we recommend pointing your users at your recursor, 
not your auth. Then in the recursor configure forward-zones to point 
just your own domains to the auth.

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

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