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

Jackson Yap jackson at apc.sg
Thu Feb 25 01:56:41 UTC 2021

Thanks all.

However the first step failed terribly on the clone.

After updating to 4.4, PDNS can't start at all to do any fine-tuning. What
could be wrong?

● pdns.service - PowerDNS Authoritative Server
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/pdns.service; enabled; vendor
preset: disabled)
   Active: activating (auto-restart) (Result: exit-code) since Thu
2021-02-25 09:54:05 +08; 509ms ago
     Docs: man:pdns_server(1)
  Process: 3236
ExecStart=/usr/sbin/pdns_server --socket-dir=%t/pdns --guardian=no --daemon=no
 --disable-syslog --log-timestamp=no --write-pid=no (code=exited, status=99)
 Main PID: 3236 (code=exited, status=99)

Feb 25 09:54:05 systemd[1]: pdns.service: main process exited, code=exited,
Feb 25 09:54:05 systemd[1]: Failed to start PowerDNS Authoritative Server.
Feb 25 09:54:05 systemd[1]: Unit pdns.service entered failed state.
Feb 25 09:54:05 systemd[1]: pdns.service failed.

Warmest Regards,
Jackson Yap

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Candler <b.candler at pobox.com>
Sent: Wednesday, 24 February 2021 7:27 PM
To: Jackson Yap <jackson at apc.sg>; Pieter Lexis <pieter.lexis at powerdns.com>;
pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] How to Update from PDNS 4.1.14 to Latest?

On 24/02/2021 11:24, Jackson Yap via Pdns-users wrote:
> curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/powerdns-auth-master.repo
> https://repo.powerdns.com/repo-files/centos-auth-master.repo

For production, use the "4.4.x" branch, not the "master" branch.

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