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Re: Suitability of LDAP as DNS backend - PowerDNS LDAP backend moving to unmaintained status

----- Original Message -----
> On 28/4/2011 3:13 ÎÎ, Torsten Schlabach (Tascel eG) wrote:
> > I never used PowerDNS, we always went with BIND. Fortunately the DLZ
> > parts
> > made it into the code and the version which has them built in made
> > it into
> > the standard Linux distros in the meanwhile.
> >
> > AFAIK there are no plans to drop LDAP backend support from BIND. So
> > maybe
> > you should just consider to switch there.
> >
> I just wanted to add that according many testimonies, like:
> https://lists.isc.org/mailman/htdig/bind-users/2011-February/082814.html,
> with LDAP over DLZ has a very low performance, making it unsuitable
> for
> production systems,

No, making it unsuitable for directly serving DNS clients. The recommended architecture with bind sdb_ldap for use with a high query load is that a named running sdb_ldap be set up as a "hidden" master, with the slaves running traditional file-backed zones to serve DNS clients.