[Pdns-users] recursor protobufServer error

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Fri Apr 12 11:48:54 UTC 2019

Hi Marc,

On 4/12/19 1:33 PM, Marc Boisis wrote:
> This give the error: " Unable to load Lua script from
> '/opt/powerdns/rec/etc/recursor-conf.lua': STL Exception: [string
> "chunk"]:3: attempt to call global 'protobufServer' (a nil value)"

This sounds like your recursor is not compiled with protobuf support.
Can you show the output of `pdns_recursor --version`? Follow-up
question: what OS are you running on and did you build the recursor
yourself or did it came from a package (and if so, where did the package
come from)?

Best regards,


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

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