Maintained by: NLnet Labs

[Unbound-users] DNS multiplexer?

John Robson
Wed Aug 11 16:32:10 CEST 2010


On 11 August 2010 15:24, João Damas <joao at bondis.org> wrote:

> looked at that, but it says:
>
>  The servers listed as forward-host: and forward-addr: have to handle
> further recursion for the query.  Thus, those  servers  are  not authority
>  servers, but are (just like unbound is) recursive servers too;
>
> which seemed to rule out NSD as the target for the forward.
>
> Joao



They handle recursion if they are not authoritative, if they are
authoritative then they will just respond...

We use it to divert to BIND (in authoritative only mode)

e.g.
forward-zone:
    name: 168.192.in-addr.arpa
    forward-addr: 127.0.0.1 at 5353


-- 
John Robson
Senior Support Engineer
ApplianSys
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