pdns_server man page

pdns_server — The PowerDNS Authoritative Namserver

Synopsis

pdns_server [OPTION]

Description

The PowerDNS Authoritative Server is a versatile nameserver which supports a large number of backends. These backends can either be plain zone files or be more dynamic in nature. Please see the online documentation for more information.

Options

See the online documentation for all options

--daemon={yes,no}
Indicate if the server should run in the background as a real daemon, or in the foreground.
--guardian={yes,no}
Run pdns_server inside a guardian. This guardian monitors the performance of the inner pdns_server instance. It is also this guardian that pdns_control(8) talks to.
--control-console
Run the server in a special monitor mode. This enables detailed logging and exposes the raw control socket.
--loglevel=LEVEL
Set the logging level.

--help To view more options that are available use this program.

See Also

pdns_control(1), pdnsutil(1), http://doc.powerdns.com/md/authoritativ…

Authors

PowerDNS.COM BV.

Referenced By

pdns_control(1), pdnsutil(1), pdns_zone2ldap(1), zone2json(1), zone2sql(1).

December 2012