[Pdns-users] PowerDNS with LDAP backend / TFTP-Server for PXE boot

Brian Candler b.candler at pobox.com
Thu Jan 13 19:22:16 UTC 2022

On 13/01/2022 19:00, Stefan Harbich via Pdns-users wrote:
> I have set up a PowerDNS server with an LDAP backend. I would like to
> install a TFTP server and wanted to ask if I can set up the following
> in the PowerDNS LDAP backend?
> ...
> When configuring your DHCP server you will need to add the ‘next-
> server’ directive to your DHCP configuration file, this directive
> should have the IP address of your TFTP server i.e. (next-server
>;). The second directive that needs to be added to your DHCP
> configuration file is ‘filename’ and it should have the value of
> ‘pxelinux.0’ i.e. (filename “pxelinux.0”;) this will enable PXE
> booting.
> ...
> The TFTP server should be an atftpd server service and not administer
> any DHCP addresses.

Sorry, can you explain in what way your desired TFTP server is related 
to your PowerDNS (auth) server? I can't think of any way in which they 
are connected.

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