Maintained by: NLnet Labs

[Unbound-users] large number of stub zones

John Peacock
Mon Mar 24 14:25:42 CET 2014

On Mon, 2014-03-24 at 13:53 +0100, richard lucassen wrote:
> Is there a nice and elegant way to have a large number domains defined
> as stub zone? I'd like to tell unbound to use an authoritative DNS on
> for a large number of domains. I haven't tried yet, but I
> don't think the stub zone mechanism was built for a large number of
> stub zones.

Stub zones work absolutely fine for this; I have 50k randomly generated
domains hosted in nsd and use stub zones in unbound to tie them
together.  It is ideal for a test network where you want to ensure that
you are not reliant on outside DNS infrastructure for your queries.


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