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[Unbound-users] Unbound as public DNSSEC resolver

Carsten Strotmann
Wed Oct 13 13:48:02 CEST 2010

 On 10/13/10 1:28 PM, lst_hoe02 at wrote:
> Still no answer for this one so i guess it is not recommended at all...
> Regards
> Andreas

If "public" meant a DNS Resolver that can be used by anyone, without
restrictions to local clients/networks/ip addresses, than yes, it is a
bad thing and not recommended, because it can be used to attack other
hosts on the net (using DDOS attacks).

-- Carsten