[Pdns-users] Recursor and subdomain forward

Giovanni Vecchi g.vecchi at certego.net
Mon Mar 23 15:40:48 UTC 2020

Got it Brian.

Thanks a lot.

On Mon, 23 Mar 2020 at 14:38, Brian Candler <b.candler at pobox.com> wrote:

> On 23/03/2020 13:28, Giovanni Vecchi via Pdns-users wrote:
> *sudo rec_control get-parameter forward-zones forward-zones=""*
> From rec logs:
> *Mar 23 13:21:05 server pdns_recursor[9349]: Reading zone forwarding
> information from '/etc/powerdns/recursor.d/zones.conf' Mar 23 13:21:05
> server pdns_recursor[9349]: Done parsing 3 forwarding instructions from
> file '/etc/powerdns/recursor.d/zones.conf'*
> Is this a known behaviour?
> It looks like the expected behaviour to me.  Try "rec_control
> get-parameter forward-zones-file" instead.
> However, you should not put your forward zones file under
> /etc/powerdns/recursor.d/.  That's because powerdns tries to read all the
> files in that directory as powerdns configuration directives.  You'll see
> the following in the default config:
> include-dir=/etc/powerdns/recursor.d
> Therefore, put them in another directory.  I just use one level up:
> # rec_control get-parameter forward-zones-file
> forward-zones-file="/etc/powerdns/forward.zones"
> #
> Regards,
> Brian.


Giovanni Vecchi
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