pdns_server(8) The PowerDNS nameserver


pdns_server [options]



Indicate if the server should run in the background as a real daemon, or in the foreground.
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 talks to.
Run the server in a special monitor mode. This enables detailed logging and exposes the raw control socket.
Set the logging level.
To view more options that are available use this option.


Control socket used to communicate with pdns_server.