[Pdns-users] PDNS Server migration - Using AXFR to a Slave-Capable Backend
Mislav | SysAdmin
mislavorsolic at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 08:00:58 UTC 2017
Anyone has some other ideas how to troubleshoot this, or can confirm
that this is normal behavior in new 4.1.0.?
On 16.11.2017 15:36, Mislav | SysAdmin wrote:
> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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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