[Pdns-users] questions of understanding pdns-recursor with hosts-file

Otto Moerbeek otto at drijf.net
Wed Sep 9 09:46:12 UTC 2020

On Tue, Sep 08, 2020 at 08:23:27AM +0200, Otto Moerbeek via Pdns-users wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 08, 2020 at 06:05:40AM +0000, Markus Ehrlicher via Pdns-users wrote:
> > Hello together,
> > 
> > can anyone reproduce this problem or should I open a ticket on github?
> I wanted to look into this, but I did not have time yet. Without
> looking at the code but knowing some details of the auth zone mechanism,
> I'm not surprised by what you are seeing.

Confirmed (the docs should be more explicit about this though).

I would suggest you look into Lua or RPZ zones. For Lua, see

With RPZ zones you can specify alternative replies based on the qname
(but not the qtype) and they do not have the effect of covering
everything below a qname.


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