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> 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)

    forward-addr: at 5353

John Robson
Senior Support Engineer
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