[Unbound-users] localhost. and unbound

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Sep 15 17:01:26 UTC 2011


It seems some people use contructs like:

localhost.domain.tld. IN CNAME localhost.

When asked of unbound, it seems unbound delivers a response that is not an NXDOMAIN
for the localhost. TLD. I guess this is by design, perhaps to avoid more crap from
hitting the root name servers.

However, unbound's answer is:

localhost.		10800	IN	A

If you are going to return data for localhost, I guess it should also return a AAAA for ::1


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