nginx -> Dns server ?

Bryan Harris bryanlharris at
Fri Jan 31 21:51:42 UTC 2014

On Jan 31, 2014, at 2:35 PM, Larry <nginx-forum at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I just read that nginx has a resolver.
> Will it be able to replace our powerdns which just enables the basics ds
> stuffs ? (lookup + ttl as usual)
> I rather prefer the nginx syntax and it would simplify the stack if we could
> throw out powerdns (which is good, that is not the question).
> Any clue/experience would be welcome :)

I’m new to nginx but a quick google search shows me configuration options for how to resolve, rather than an implementation of a DNS server (I assume that’s what power dns is).


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