[Unbound-users] reverse lookup private zone

Francesc Guasch frankie at etsetb.upc.edu
Mon May 18 09:39:27 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 02:07:46PM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 01:56:59PM +0200,
>  Francesc Guasch <frankie at etsetb.upc.edu> wrote 
>  a message of 42 lines which said:
> > 	local-zone: "10.in-addr.arpa." static
> >     local-zone: "10.in-addr.arpa. 10800 IN NS localhost."
> > 	local-data: "10.in-addr.arpa. 10800 IN SOA private.dns.server"
> Correct, as soon as you use a proper syntax. Unbound told you there
> was a syntax error, just read the messages.
> This one works for me (Unbound 1.2):
> local-zone: "132.18.172.in-addr.arpa." static
>         local-data: "132.18.172.in-addr.arpa. 10800 IN NS batilda.nic.fr."
>         local-data: "132.18.172.in-addr.arpa. 10800 IN SOA bortzmeyer.nic.fr. batilda.nic.fr. 2009051500 3600 800 86400 300"
>         local-data: " 10800 IN PTR www.unbound.net."

Thank you very much for answering me Stephane, I've been trying but
I still can't make it work. I guess you have two different DNS servers
for your zone, but I have only one. The unbound server is just a
cache from another bind server, so I'm trying this:

local-zone: "10.in-addr.arpa." static
local-data: "10.in-addr.arpa. 10800 IN NS my.private.dns.server"
local-data: "10.in-addr.arpa. 10800 IN SOA my.private.dns.server my.private.dns.server  2009051500 3600 800 86400 300"

I tried also to put NS localhost in the second line.
I also tried to add a PTR local-zone like the NS one and some
other random tries. Mostly I don't know what I'm doing, I just
want a little dns proxy but I can't find a recipe for my

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