PowerDNS

PowerDNS with BIND named.conf syntax

Tell PowerDNS to use your Bind Zone
You need to edit your pdns.conf file, edit or add the following lines:

launch=bind
bind-config=/etc/named.conf
bind-check-interval=300

Important notes are:

launch tells to use the bind backend
bind-config tells where the manifesto is
bind-check-interval tells to check the zones each 300 seconds, if you do a change you don’t need to restart …Read More

zonecloud

Announcing first Stable Release of Zonecloud DNS Clustering Platform

We are happy to announce that Nixpal OÜ has released Zonecloud DNS Cluster Stable to the public! This public release is production ready and mature enough.

After thorough and extensive testing we released a stable version of Zonecloud DNS Cluster application today.

While we are mainly focused on RPM Distributions (CentOS – RHEL …Read More

PowerDNS

Making Zonecloud work with cPanel PowerDNS web servers

Default cPanel installations now use PowerDNS instead of BIND. But the configuration remains the same.

The issue is how to transfer zones from cPanel PowerDNS to BIND nodes.

 

If you try to parse them you might fall into this:

 

 

To make it work and transfer zones:

 

You only need a few changes in /etc/pdns/pdns.conf …Read More

Introducing ZoneCloud

ZoneCloud, DNS Clustering for Web servers done right.
 
What is zonecloud?
ZoneCloud (or zCloud) is the very first panel agnostic and distribution independent solution. – It consists of three parts:

ZoneCloud Controller receives DNS records from your web servers  and pushes them to DNS servers (Nodes / zCloudNode).
ZoneCloud Agent The Agent …Read More