[Pdns-users] How to set up pdns recursor to repeat the query if it does not get an answer

Brian Candler b.candler at pobox.com
Fri Sep 18 18:26:43 UTC 2020

On 18/09/2020 15:05, Mira Krejci via Pdns-users wrote:
> thank you for your reply.
> If it's a feature and can't be changed, I have a big problem that I'll 
> have to solve by changing the software to another.
> For example, Bind asks more than once if answer does not come. Users 
> are angry that DNS resolving does not work for them (of course, it is 
> to blame for authoritative servers of a specific domain).
> But I have to solve it somehow.

There was a previous similar thread:


RFC1536 has some things to say about this.  BIND will retry to the 
authoritative nameservers if necessary, but it seems pdns recursor does not.

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