[Pdns-users] Why is PowerDNS recursor missing "guardian"?

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Tue Jun 2 12:09:32 UTC 2020

Hi Steinar,

On 6/2/20 12:12 PM, Steinar Haug via Pdns-users wrote:
> PowerDNS (authoritative) has the possibility of running within a
> guardian process. As far as I can see this functionality is not
> available for PowerDNS recursor. Is this something which could be
> included in a future release? It would definitely be useful for us.

There are no plans for this. All PowerDNS daemons expect to be run under
a system supervisor like systemd or daemon(8).

Best regards,


Pieter Lexis
PowerDNS.COM BV -- https://www.powerdns.com

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