auth-zone reverse DNS

Ralph Dolmans ralph at
Thu Jul 11 09:38:56 UTC 2019

Hi Matt,

I assume you are querying for, this domain is not
part of your zone and therefore is resolved
without using the auth-zone.

Try using an auth zone for itself, or a parent

-- Ralph

On 08-07-19 03:19, Matt Schwartz via Unbound-users wrote:
> Hello list,
> I have been playing with Unbound's new-ish auth-zone feature and it's
> great. However, when I set up an auth-zone for reverse DNS, drill
> returns an NXDOMAIN. Has this just not been implemented yet? As a
> work-around I've done the following inside of unbound.conf
> local-zone: "" transparent
> local-data-ptr: " myhost.mydomain"
> I had the following auth-zone for reverse DNS but it did not work.
> auth-zone:
>      name: ""
>      zonefile: /etc/unbound/myzone
>      for-downstream: yes
> Thanks,
> Matt

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