[Pdns-users] ADV: Supermaster/superslave

Alan Batie alan at batie.org
Fri Apr 3 00:12:58 UTC 2020

On 4/2/20 12:49 PM, Alan Batie via Pdns-users wrote:
> I'm in the process of migrating to powerdns to take advantage of the 
> supermaster/superslave feature in particular (as well as better dnssec 
> management), with a hidden master architecture to provide additional 
> security for administration and dnssec private keys.  It seems, however, 
> that for the automatic propagation of domains to work, the hidden master 
> has to be included with an NS record in the domain, which is 
> unfortunate, as that means clients everywhere will occasionally try to 
> use it and have to timeout.
> Is there a way I'm missing to avoid this problem and is there a 
> particular reason for this requirement?

After putting some logging in the code and playing with things, I 
figured out that the supermaster table wants the ip address to be that 
of the supermaster, and the nameserver to be the name of the secondary.

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