[Pdns-users] How to Update from PDNS 4.1.14 to Latest?

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Wed Feb 24 10:30:28 UTC 2021

Hi Jackson,

On 2/24/21 10:56 AM, Jackson Yap wrote:
> That means for PDNS authoritative system, we can update directly through
> yum with following (on top of existing system):
> yum install epel-release &&
> dnf install -y 'dnf-command(config-manager)' &&
> dnf config-manager --set-enabled PowerTools &&
> curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/powerdns-rec-45.repo https://repo.powerdns.com/repo-files/centos-rec-45.repo <https://repo.powerdns.com/repo-files/centos-rec-45.repo> &&
> yum install pdns-recursor

Like that, but installing the auth and not the recursor :).

> But we will need to ensure all settings/schema etc that you mentioned
> are adjusted accordingly so it will still work after that.

Indeed, so you'll have some downtime while upgrading and updating the
schema and checking the zones. Hence the suggestion of cloning the
database and trying the upgrade first.

> Is that correct?

So "yes"



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

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