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[Unbound-users] override ttl for forwarded domains on a per-zone basis?

W.C.A. Wijngaards
Fri Aug 14 11:14:44 CEST 2009


Hi,

For an internal zone, can't you set more sane TTLs for
the negative in the SOA record of the zone?

Best regards,
   Wouter

On 08/14/2009 10:48 AM, Felix Schueren wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I know that unbound honouring the TTL for nxdomain is a feature, but I
> would like the option to selectively override that for forwarded
> domains. Either on a per-zone basis, or within the forward configuration
> something like
> nxdomain-ttl: x
> would be rather handy for the internal forwarded zones where changes are
> rare, but waiting for 1-2 hours after adding new hosts is a bit tiresome.
> 
> Or maybe an option to ignore ttl for forwarded zones & set a generic ttl
> for zone-specific forwards might be simpler?
> 
> forward-zone:
>   name: "internal.domain.tld"
>   forward-addr: ip1
>   forward-addr: ip2
>   override-max-ttl: 300
>   override-min-ttl: 30
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Felix
>