We’re proud to announce the first alpha release for the PowerDNS Recursor 4.3 release train. Two major features are introduced:
- A relaxed form of QName Minimization as described in rfc7816bis-01 has been implemented. To test this feature, do not forget to enable
qname-minimizationin the settings file.
- When the recursor is started by systemd, the recursor will no longer run as the
rootuser. Instead, it will start as the
pdns-recursoruser. Make sure directories and files needed by your specific recursor setup are readable by this user. For non-systemd and non-chroot cases, the default location of the control socket and pid file has changed to
We want to thank everyone that contributed to this and earlier releases, and invite you to contribute to the testing of this alpha release!