how keep unbound up if internet down ?

sean darcy seandarcy2 at
Wed Apr 24 12:58:29 UTC 2019

On 4/23/19 10:32 PM, Eric Luehrsen via Unbound-users wrote:
> On 4/23/19 7:23 PM, sean darcy via Unbound-users wrote:
>> Fedora 29, unbound 1.8.3
>> ...
>  > ...
>> How do I /can I configure unbound so that it keeps trying for at least 
>> some period of time ? This is actually a remote machine, but by sheer 
>> luck one of our guys was there. The only thing the users knew was that 
>> nothing worked, even though the net was up.
>> Any help appreciated.
> This might more of topic for systemd rather than Unbound. You can 
> configure restart counts, exit values, and time intervals to retry 
> crashes. Begin by reviewing options including keyword "restart"
> -Eric
Well, thanks. Learned about systemd restart codes. "Restart=on-failure" 
should work. And it's better than the cron job I hacked together.

But it still seems a hack. I'd like to set unbound to be more robust in 
case the net went down, at least for some period of time.


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