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[Unbound-users] unbound newbie setup

Sonic
Sun Dec 14 16:10:50 CET 2014


On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 2:17 AM, Subba Rao <kvirt at tanucoo.com> wrote:
> I installed "unbound" but am having problem with configuration which is
> posted below.  My /etc/resolv.conf has the following entries
>
> nameserver 127.0.0.1
> search home.net
>
> When I start my computer, the unbound starts as a service.  At this
> point I cannot go anywhere on the Net or get any system updates.  Once I
> stop the unbound service, I can go out onto the Internet and get updates.

For starters it seems like you have a competing DNS service running.
>From your /etc/resolv there's no way you should be able to satisfy DNS
queries by asking your localhost unless you have a DNS cache of some
sort running which you claim to be able to do once stopping Unbound.
Some distros run dnsmasq by default (not a good practice IMO) and it's
possible that's at least part of your problem.

Chris