[Pdns-users] Remote Backend SOA Response

Chris Jones cpjones44 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 09:12:40 UTC 2019

Thanks Bert, but I don’t understand how my backend is doing too much work?
How does PowerDNS know what the zone is if my backend doesn’t figure it out?


On Sat, 23 Feb 2019 at 7:23 pm, bert hubert <bert.hubert at powerdns.com>

> On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 03:49:28PM +1100, Chris Jones wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > I am in the process of writing a custom backend with PowerDNS 4.1.5 and I
> > have a question on the expected response for SOA records.
> Hi Chris Jones 44,
> It looks like your backend is doing too much work.  In
> https://blog.powerdns.com/2015/06/23/what-is-a-powerdns-backend-and-how-do-i-make-it-send-an-nxdomain/
> we clarify what is expected of a backend - just answer questions. PowerDNS
> will find out what zones exists and what don't (by asking your backend
> several questions).
> Good luck!
>         Bert
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