Speeding Up

For release 0.088 (beta) we rewrote the source code for listing the domains. This means a major speeding up. 

If you want to have a further time saving, please adapt the steps listed here:


For release 0.073 (beta) we rewrote a part of the source code of the admin module.

For speeding up the display (of large amount of zones) we removed the difference between zones already known to WHMCS and zones only in PowerDNS.

We achieved a significant speed up of the script for > 500 domains. Sometimes up to 75 per cent.

We advise this setup for a speedy management of your zones:

 - Use Chrome or Firefox. They are much faster then Internet Explorer.

 - Disable showing (these details in admin module -> Setup)

  • - Registration date domain
  • - Customer name
  • - Number of records
  • - Last update.


- If possible, setup your primairy nameserver on the localhost (same as WHMCS).

Also you can speed up your MySQL-server by inserting these lines (just put them at the end of my.cnf):

innodb_doublewrite = 0
log-bin = 0
innodb_support_xa = 0
innodb_buffer_pool_size = 500M
innodb_log_file_size = 256M
innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit = 0

Please note: Tests (with a db of 992 zones) show a 50 per cent speed up (after the rewrite) if the primairy server is in the same NIC or city (other NIC). If the primairy nameserver is on the localhost, you achieve a massive 75 per cent speedup.