[Pdns-users] pdns 'native replication'

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Tue Feb 21 08:49:24 UTC 2017

Hi Stan,

On Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:35:43 -0700
stancs3 <scruise56 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Given that the secondary pdns server has exactly the same data as the
> primary dns server, its SOA is also identical. Thus the SOA on the
> secondary server indicates that the host is in fact the primary host,
> e.g. ns1.example.com hostmaster.example.com ...... is the SOA on both.
> Does this matter?

The SOA MNAME field is always the same, regardless of which server (master or slave) serves it.

Best regards,


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

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