[Pdns-users] pdns_recursor failed to load rpz zone at startup

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Fri Jan 26 09:15:07 UTC 2018

Hi Øystein,

On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:57:17 +0100
oystein.viggen at ntnu.no (Øystein Viggen) wrote:

> Jan 24 16:06:56 dnscache101 pdns_recursor[2071]: Unable to load RPZ zone
> 'aaa.bbb.ntnu.no' from '2001:700:300:aaaa::bbbb': connect: Network is
> unreachable

Smells like IPv6 was not up at the time.

> Questions:
> Is this expected behaviour, assuming that if the RPZ master isn't
> available during startup, you've probably misconfigured something and
> there's no point trying again?  Otherwise, could this be changed to
> retrying again in X minutes?

Looking at the code, we indeed do not start an update thread after an
initial failure. Can you file a ticket about this[1]?

Thanks in advance!


1 - https://github.com/PowerDNS/pdns/issues/new

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

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