[Pdns-users] pdns forward nested recurse possible?

Brian Candler b.candler at pobox.com
Fri Apr 19 12:31:53 UTC 2019

On 19/04/2019 11:16, Nico CARTRON wrote:
> On 19-Apr-2019 12:10 CEST,<abubin at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> That means the way to go is what I stated initially. That is using
>> pdns-recursor to forward "known" domains to authoritative server. The rest
>> will be forward with recursive to public dns, right?
> Not "forwarded" (which has a special meaning in DNS), rather "sent" to the
> public DNS system (i.e. recursion to the Root servers, then (cc)TLD, ...)

In other words: there's no need for Google's public DNS ( to be 

pdns-recursor, by itself, can do exactly what Google's service 
does - which is to find authoritative servers for the queries you send, 
and cache the answers.

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