pdns_server - Man Page

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

Indicate if the server should run in the background as a real daemon, or in the foreground.

--guardian

Run pdns_server inside a guardian. This guardian monitors the performance of the inner pdns_server instance. It is also this guardian that pdns_controltalks 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.

--config

Show the currently configuration. There are three optional values: --config=default show the default configuration. --config=diff    show modified options in the current configuration. --config=check   parse the current configuration, with error checking.

--help

To view more options that are available use this program.

See Also

pdns_control(1), pdnsutil(1), https://doc.powerdns.com/

Author

PowerDNS.COM BV

Referenced By

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

Feb 06, 2021 PowerDNS Authoritative Server