[dns-operations] Custom DNS server as backend for authoritative DNS server

Casey Deccio casey at deccio.net
Fri Mar 15 13:32:32 UTC 2019

> On Mar 15, 2019, at 2:55 AM, bert hubert <bert.hubert at powerdns.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 07:41:52PM -0600, Casey Deccio wrote:
>> Thanks for the ideas.  Earlier today I glanced through the dnsdist docs
>> and saw some rules for balancing based on IP addresses.  It wasn't
>> immediately clear how I might determine backend IP (and port?) based on
>> query name, but someone else suggested off-list that it was possible.  I
>> suppose I might need to spend some time looking through the docs and
>> finding some solid examples.
> dnsdist will do what you want, but it appears we have made our documentation
> very hard to use. All through best intentions I hasten to add. Or I can't
> find the right page, but if I can't find it it is still a problem.

I couldn't find it earlier, but with a few keywords that you provided, I tracked down this page:


which seems to have what you've described and more!  Thanks!


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