[Pdns-users] Zone transfer from previous DNS (Google domains)

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Fri Apr 14 07:37:27 UTC 2017


On Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:23:22 +0100
Brian Candler <b.candler at pobox.com> wrote:

> On 13/04/2017 17:06, David Jones wrote:
> >> https://doc.powerdns.com/md/authoritative/migration/  
> > I have not had much success with this script.  About 2 years ago I
> > switched our DNS hosting from BIND to PowerDNS with about
> > 2,000 zones and this script didn't work well.

pdnsutil sports a `pdnsutil load-zone ZONENAME FILE` command. This will parse the zone and insert it into the database using the same code as e.g. AXFR, this might work better for your usecase.

> I've used it recently and it was fine, but admittedly this was some 
> pretty small and simple zones.
> Maybe the problems have been fixed by now.  If not, and you have test 
> files which demonstrate the issues, I'm sure they'd be appreciated.

That would be appreciated.

Best regards,

Pieter Lexis
PowerDNS.COM BV -- https://www.powerdns.com

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