[Pdns-users] Zone Transfers

Stanford Mings stanford at tech.vi
Mon Aug 5 14:12:19 UTC 2019


Hello All,

Thanks for the feedback. The project that I am working on is for a gTLD and
I need to be able to have an Anycast provider do a zone transfer of all the
domains for the TLD.   I am almost certain there is a switch for it
somewhere, I just don't know where.


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On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 8:53 AM Matthias Cramer <matthias.cramer at iway.ch>
wrote:

> If you transfer your zones this way, why do you not use mysql replication
> or a cluster and use native zones?
>
> DNS-zonetransfer and notifies do not have any method for deleting a zone
> as fas as I know.
>
> Regards
>
>   Matthias
>
> On 05/08/2019 14:48, Curtis Maurand wrote:
> > I scripted it.  I can't rely on pdns replication.  The supermaster won't
> tell a slave to delete a zone for instance.  Adding a new zone may or may
> not happen properly or in a
> > timely manner.  Sometimes transfers just don't happen and even if they
> do, the signed zones won't work until they're rectified. Don't get me
> started on dnsdist.  So to that end, I do:
> >
> >
> >
> > #!/bin/bash
> > # getdns.sh
> > mysqldump -u root -p<password> -h <my database host> --opt --databases
> powerdns >/tmp/pdns.dump.sql
> >
> > mysql -u root -p<password> powerdns </tmp/pdns.dump.sql
> > mysql -u root -p<password> powerdns </usr/local/bin/pdns.sql
> > /usr/bin/pdnsutil rectify-all-zones
> >
> >
> > pdns.sql contains.
> >
> > USE powerdns;
> > UPDATE domains SET type = 'SLAVE';
> > UPDATE domains SET master = '<my primary pdns host>';
> >
> >
> >
> > On 8/5/19 7:54 AM, frank+pdns--- via Pdns-users wrote:
> >> Hi Thomas,
> >>
> >> A zone transfer will only include the contents of that particular zone,
> so I am a bit confused by your question. Could you rephrase it? (Or give an
> example how you would
> >> configure this in a another nameserver?)
> >>
> >> Frank
> >> Frank Louwers
> >> PowerDNS Certified Consultant @ Kiwazo.be <http://Kiwazo.be>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> On 5 Aug 2019, at 13:49, Stanford Mings <stanford at tech.vi <mailto:
> stanford at tech.vi>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hello All,
> >>>
> >>> This is a newbie question, so forgive me.
> >>>
> >>> How do I configure PDNS to return all domains in a zone transfer ?
> >>>
> >>> Stanford T. Mings Jr. ~Technologist  ~
> >>> stanford at tech.vi <mailto:stanford at tech.vi> ~ http://www.tech.vi <
> http://www.tech.vi/> ~ 786-269-5718
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> >>> VI Technical Services, LLC ~ 9160 Estate Thomas ~
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> >> Frank Louwers
> >> PowerDNS Certified Consultant @ Kiwazo.be <http://Kiwazo.be>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> > mailto:curtis at maurand.com
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