[Pdns-users] PDNS Server migration - Using AXFR to a Slave-Capable Backend
Mislav | SysAdmin
mislavorsolic at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 14:36:21 UTC 2017
Is this something new by default in 4.1.0? We don't have DNSSEC enabled
in old environment, if this is DNSSEC related.
On 16.11.2017 15:25, David wrote:
> On 2017-11-16 2:07 AM, Mislav | SysAdmin wrote:
>> Hi. I've the following setup:
>> 1) pdns server version 3.1 - with mysql backend
>> 2) pdns server version 4.1.0 - with mysql backend
>> What I'm trying to do is:
>> - replace version 3.1 with 4.1.0 and I've installed clean version of
>> 4.1.0 to a new server and I'm trying to this this now:
>> Although this is working fine, my zones are transfered, AXFR is working,
>> I've a small problem/question related to that.
>> Every time I add some domain, I always get 2-3 empty records, here is
>> the zone example:
>> 1) https://pastebin.com/LpnzKjwW - this is original master zone from
>> 2) https://pastebin.com/5uV2Lk5N - slave zone added on 4.1.0 and
>> transfered using AXFR
> These appear to be empty non-terminals, to provide non-NXDOMAIN for
> b.example.com if a.b.example.com exists.
> If you added a record like a.b.c.d.e.f.g.h.i.j.k.example.com you would
> see a large amount of these.
> I believe they are also required for doing DNSSEC properly too (NSEC
>> You will see that first zone has 23 records and when transferred, it has
>> 25 records. Any idea why is there always something in
>> the name, but type and content are always empty? It doesn't matter if
>> master is pdns server 3.1, I've also tested it with one
>> bind/named master server and in that scenario result was the same.
>> Always 2-3 empty records in the zone. How to debug
>> this in order to find out why are those getting created in the first
>> place? Or how to fix this?
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