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PowerDNS is a DNS server developed by PowerDNS.COM BV, and known for its variety of backends.

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PowerDNS zone forwarding

I have inherited a 4.0.6 powerdns deployment that is used to serve a private zone in a lab environment. I am in the process of migrating this environment to AWS and need powerdns to forward aws....
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75.75.75.75 (Comcast DNS) not resolving ironpawsllc.com

IronPawsLLC.com is not pingable, gives an NXDOMAIN, and results in 0 answers when dig @75.75.75.75 ironpawsllc.com is used. So far, all the other DNS servers that I've tested against resolve. ...
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Notifications of PowerDNS authoritative server behind dnsdist not working

I have three DNS servers: x.y.z.10 which is configured as supermaster, x.y.z.11 and x.y.z.12 which both are configured as superslaves. On all three machines: dnsdist is running on port 53 for (yet to ...
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after restart pdns-recursor tried to resolve via 0.0.10.240 first

I enabled tracing on pdns-recursor and study the logs. The recursor tried to resolve via the ip 0.0.10.240 first after restart. That's not configured and looks like an "internal" value. What ...
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PowerDNS Slave Refused to receive notification notify Refused-*

Hello I got the Error : notify Refused- on the Slave server that waiting for updating record from the Master. I have installed PowerDNS on a fresh server using the both official PowerDNS ansible and ...
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getting prometheus metrics from pdns

Running pdns v4.7.0-0.alpha0.master. Have enabled web server and can see ports 8081, 8081 and 8082 (from localhost login). When I try to get /metrics from there (via curl) I get either "...
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PowerDNS & Log4j

I'm running a PowerDNS on Linux. It looks like PowerDNS is vulnerable to the new log4j-exploit. Is there any way I can disable the Log4j? From my research it looks like you can change the logging ...
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PowerDNS Recursor cache

I have a question. Is it possible to disable the cache completely for powerdns recursor? I have a problem with the domains cache. Recently a client was changing NS records from CloudFlare to other and ...
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Geolocation-based Domain Name Resolution [closed]

Can I have Geolocation-based Domain Name Resolution in PowerDNS cluster? I have to make a PowerDNS cluster for my project and there is a requirement of Geolocation-based Domain Name Resolution. Is it ...
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PowerDNS Auth and Recursor - Bug with one domain?

I have a problem with one of my domains on my private DNS. I have two servers. Server 1 with dnsdist. It directs to port 54 to server 2 Server 2 with powerdns (port 53) and powerdns-recursor (port 54) ...
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PowerDNS: spoof NXDOMAIN response from "forward-zones" server and forward it

I faced an issue trying to setup PowerDNS for my local network. I have a domain example.com managed by Cloudflare. For instance I have A record on Cloudflare like server.example.com pointing to 1.1.1....
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powerdns recursor logging not working

i am trying to setup a powerdns recursor with query logging to specific log file with rsyslog. When I set it up and try to query some address and look in the query log file, every line is doubled, it ...
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PowerDNS subdomain delegation, no answers

I'm having trouble redirecting subdomain to other DNS. I have: main exsisting domain: d and new subdomain: | 8412 | 42 | test1.d | NS | ns1.test.test1.d | 8413 | 42 | test1.d | NS | ns2.test.test1.d | ...
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server can't find :NXDOMAIN -- Ubuntu 18

Went thru all possible available solutions over the internet, before posting the question here. I'm trying to replicate my working DNS production server onto a staging environment using the same ...
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Multiple servers behind one public IP [duplicate]

I am hosting multiple servers behind one public IP. (Mostly in Proxmox VE) Currently, all the services are on separate ports. I would like to use multiple domains to reach different services and am ...
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Powerdns recursor returns unexpected SERVFAIL when forwarding to PowerDNS Authoritative

I have Powerdns recursor (4.4.2 from ubuntu repo) and PowerDNS Authoritative (4.4.1 from ubuntu repo) on the different servers. Recursor config: allow-from-file=/etc/pwrdnsallowfrom.acl any-to-tcp=yes ...
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PowerDNS/GeoIP geoblock

I'm setting up two (master-slave) authoritative domain servers using PowerDNS with GeoIP backend. The idea is to direct North America and Europe visitors to the server closest to them and block/drop ...
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PowerDNS Authoritative and Recursor together on one host

Is it possible to run a PowerDNS Authoritative Server and PowerDNS Recursor on the same host? Or do i need to make a specific host for Authoritative and a specific host for being a Recursor.
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Powerdns GeoIP Unable to load module '/usr/lib64/pdns/libgeoipbackend.so':

I am trying to activate geoip module on powerdns I am getting strange error message. GeoIP db installed Package GeoIP-1.6.12-7.el8.x86_64 is already installed. Centos 8 nginx /etc/pdns/pdns.conf ...
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PowerDNS - SOA serial mismatch on slaves

I am using PowerDNS with the PostgreSQL backend on three different servers, in native mode, all replication is done at the PostgreSQL backend. No server is set as master, pdns.conf is almost in ...
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Building own smart dns-proxy with powerdns and Squid to socks5

I want to build my own small smart dns-proxy server with following features: Client sets DNS Server like (2.2.2.2 <- MY DNS Server includes Proxy Squid) Client sends request for sepcial domains (...
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DNS Records cannot read in PowerDNS

I have installed the PowerDNS as DNS Server (per this question: Read DNS Zones from database) Everything works fine and I can get the response from the DNS server, but no records return from the ...
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PowerDNS slave not authorative

I'm running powerDNS 4.3.0 with an master/slave configuration, and when testing the slave replication I come across the following error on the slave: Apr 23 18:06:12 hfr-nl-dns02 pdns_server[17987]: ...
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How can I dump the pdns-recursor cache on Debian?

According to man rec_control(1) I should be able to dump the pdns-recursor cache to file with rec_control dump-cache /tmp/the-cache. If I do that (on Debian buster), it says "dumped xxx records", but ...
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PowerDNS master-slave configuration issue

On my master node of the 2-node PowerDNS cluster I have in my test environment to find all ins-and outs to deploy to production im getting the following error in the logs: Request to queue ...
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BIND to PowerDNS migration: duplicate DNS suffix

Using this manual for migration. But after in PowerDNS I see this: PS C:\Users\ruslan> nslookup -type=ns domain.ru vs-powerdns01.domain.ru Address: 10.100.20.110 domain.ru.domain.ru ...
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PowerDNS - Glue record returns servfail

So I've been in the process of setting up a PDNS Recursive and Authoritative server for an internal network. The recursive server runs on port 53 and the authoritative runs on 5300. Requests are ...
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PowerDNS Not Answering Reverse Lookup Queries

I have PowerDNS Authoritative & Recursor running on a server in my environment. When I use this node as my a DNS Server, it responds to A record queries without any issues. However, when I attempt ...
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Multiple PowerDNS servers answer with different TTLs

This is just a question, not sure if its expected or a real problem. We have four PowerDNS servers (shared backend is a mysql galera cluster) behind a dnsdist loadbalancer. When making queries ...
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PowerDNS Recursor for Reverse Zones

I'm trying to deploy some PowerDNS servers as an internal DNS host, and I've got the recursor working, and the authoritative working, but the only thing I don't have functional is the reverse lookups. ...
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which TLD for forwarding nameserver?

I want to setup 2 forwarding name servers with powerdns for customer sites. My question is if it matters the domain under which the name servers will be registered. Godaddy panel - for what I recall ...
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How can I create an SRV record with the UltraDNS or PowerDNS provider in Terraform?

I didn't see any examples of this on the internet so I thought I'd post the solution here.
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How does hostname resolution work without hosts file?

The company I work at has a lot of local server accessible via hostname (ABCSRVDC01 for example). To connect to one of them over SSH I don't need to use the ip address of the server, but instead use ...
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How does the DNS lookup query work?

Let's say, my domain's nameservers are registered like this: ns1.domain.com. ns2.domain.com. ns3.domain.com. The physical location for each of the server are as follows: ns1.domain.com. - in Tokyo ...
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configure master and slave with powerdns version 4.2

Short description I'm running two machines with PowerDNS, one being the master (SQL) and one being the slave (SQL). The problem is, that every domain added on master NS is not added on slave dns ...
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PowerDNS AXFR - ;; communications error to x.x.x.x#53: end of file

Using PowerDNS, we got into an issue with transferring a single domain object (/24) from our primary to our secondary DNS server. This /24 is part of a larger RIPE block, /22, and is not ...
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Conflict with CNAME wildcard with child CNAME

I migrated from PowerDNS to Knot 2.7. I have a conflict with 2 DNS records now. abcd.**www**.example.com CNAME -> somehost.example.net *.example.com -> example.com Now the problem is with ...
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pdns - using LUA records

Id very much like to do this but it doesn't seem to be enabled on my installation. # rpm -qa | grep pdns pdns-4.1.5-1pdns.el7.x86_64 pdns-recursor-4.1.7-1pdns.el7.x86_64 Ive tried both iterations in ...
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pdnsutil - preventing duplicate DNS record creation

If you use pdnsutil add-record it permits duplicate dns entries to be created. Is there some way to prevent this?
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pdns (powerdns) not returning records anymore after switching db backends

I switched db backends from gmysql to gpgsql and copied the records from the mysql database to the postgresql db. dig +short www.example.com @my_dns_server_ip used to return the desired result but it ...
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DNS Migration to Azure DNS from Powerdns

We are using powerdns, I am looking into exporting all our zones and records to MS DNS, I am test exporting zones via phpmyadmin on my powerdns server. I dont think MS DNS played nice with .sql .csv ...
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Moved form BIND to PowerDNS - delegated subdomains not resolving

I was previously using BIND for our office network. I've now moved to PowerDNS Authoritative, using a MySQL backend - and while all the local addresses are resolving just fine, my externally-hosted ...
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Powerdns recursor deal with root server outage

I'm having issues with powerdns-recursor (version 3.5.3-1ubuntu0.1, Ubuntu 14.04) returning SERVFAIL when the queried root server is down. I'd think it would query another one, but instead it just ...
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PowerDNS as an internal resolver and a closed recursor

I've got two freshly configured PowerDNS servers. One acts as a master, the second one as a slave. There are two daemons running on each of them: powerdns and powerdns-recursor. The first one binds to ...
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Local queries does not display domain records

pdns Version: 0.0.2081g7b9b55d (Master branch and version 4.1) pdns-recursor Version: 0.0.1960g7b9b55d (Master branch and version 4.1) dnsdist Version: 1.2.0 There are 3 servers with galera backend ...
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Why is my PowerDNS server not recursing compute.internal addresses?

PowerDNS server with recursion enabled is resolving all addresses except for *.compute.internal The server is running in AWS and has 10.30.0.2 as it's nameserver. The following queries (testing the ...
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Configuration dnsdist

Trying to install PowerDNS 4.1 Authoritative at 127.0.0.1:5300 Recursor at 127.0.0.1:5301 Dnsdist config as in documentation But get an error: # dnsdist -C dnsdist.conf Fatal Lua error: Unknown ...
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Multiple powerdns with 1 mysql [closed]

If I connect 6 or more master powerdns server with a single high availability load balancing MySQL database, any performance issue? or is that a wrong way to configure powerdns? or Do I have to add ...
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Best way to keep two or more databases in sync?

I have two PowerDNS servers and have configured the zone records to be natively stored in mariaDB. What would be the best way to sync these two databases? Note : I would like to scale this to use 5 ...
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Systemd - start service only after DNS is available

I've got a couple services, most notably nginx and ntpd, that depend on having working DNS resolution to start properly. Right now neither of these services start correctly at boot time, but do start ...
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