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[Unbound-users] Define a local zone to return NXDOMAIN

Sun Aug 31 18:05:35 CEST 2014

Define the local zone as static and provide no local data.

On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 10:51 AM, Philipp Berger
<newsletters at> wrote:
> Hello List,
> I have a local recursive resolver based on unbound.
> I would like to perform "reverse nxdomain-highjacking". I have defined
> an existing domain I would like to block as a local zone.
> Currently, I reply with a local IP for those zones. But I would like to
> reply with NXDOMAIN.
> How can I achieve that in unbound? There is no hint on this in the
> documentation.
> I know this is probably not an intended use-case, but if there is a way,
> I would appreciate it.
> Cheers,
> Philipp
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