[Pdns-users] Force NXDOMAIN status response

Giovanni Vecchi g.vecchi at certego.net
Thu Apr 30 15:28:40 UTC 2020

Hi Brian,

I wrote that because I'm experiencing this issue right now.
I think I understood what's going on: only subdomain zones were created but
not tld.
For instance:

- good.beer does not exists
- foo.good.beer exists

On Thu, 30 Apr 2020 at 17:10, Brian Candler <b.candler at pobox.com> wrote:

> On 30/04/2020 15:55, Giovanni Vecchi via Pdns-users wrote:
> > auth is 4.3.0 and it reply with REFUSED for unknown zones because of
> > that: https://blog.powerdns.com/2015/03/02/from-noerror-to-refused/
> Have you tested it?  An unknown zone is not the same as a subdomain of a
> configured zone.
> Think of it this way:
> www.good.beer   => return A record
> foo.good.beer   => return NXDOMAIN (of course)
> bar.foo.good.beer  => it's the same thing; return NXDOMAIN
> I've just confirmed this with pdns-server 4.3.0


Giovanni Vecchi
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