[Pdns-users] PowerDNS authoritative server UDP port?

bert hubert bert.hubert at powerdns.com
Wed Oct 30 07:27:25 UTC 2019

On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 08:33:29PM -0600, Aaron D. Gifford wrote:
> root     pdns_serve 40055 16 udp4  *:*
> ...
> Why is it listening on UDP port 19413?  I thought I'd disabled various
> subsystems that might want to listen on a TCP or UDP port.

This is likely the DNS proxy, which you might see announcing itself if you
check the startup logs. This is used if PowerDNS needs to resolve ALIAS

dnsproxy.cc:  g_log<<Logger::Error<<"DNS Proxy launched, local port "<<ntohs(local.sin4.sin_port)<<", remote "<<d_remote.toStringWithPort()<<endl;


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