[Pdns-users] ODP: PDNS Recursor - force IPv6

Kevin P. Fleming kevin at km6g.us
Tue Nov 16 11:07:01 UTC 2021

PowerDNS Recursor is an open source project which happily accepts
contributions, so yes, there is a 'chance to add it'. The first step
would be to find out if an issue for this feature is already open in
github.com/powerdns/pdns, and if not, enter one.

On Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 4:58 AM Marcin Gondek via Pdns-users
<pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Correct, prioritize IPv6, fallback on timeout.
> As far is now not possible now, do we have chance to add it in newer version?
> Why this could be needed:
> If case of CGNAT/NAT and so on, some people may have resolver on their homes.
> They may have public IPv6 address but IPv4 shared which could be limited on nameservers side.
> Thanks,
> --
> Marcin Gondek / Drixter
> http://fido.e-utp.net/
> AS56662
> ________________________________
> Od: Brian Candler <b.candler at pobox.com>
> Wysłane: wtorek, 16 listopada 2021 10:48
> Do: Otto Moerbeek <otto at drijf.net>
> DW: Marcin Gondek <drixter at e-utp.net>; pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com <pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com>
> Temat: Re: [Pdns-users] PDNS Recursor - force IPv6
> On 16/11/2021 08:57, Otto Moerbeek wrote:
> I set "query-local-address=,::" to allow the recursor to use both.
> I think since 4.5 we do the right thing and *only* use v6 if you set query-local-address=::
> But that has the consequence that a lot of (v4 only) nameservers become unreachable.
> Ah yes: sorry I misunderstood the OPs requirement "force usage of IPv6".  They wanted something less strong: prioritise IPv6 (if both available).
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