Unbound and forward-zones, using DNS instead IP

George Thessalonikefs george at nlnetlabs.nl
Mon Jul 22 09:14:26 UTC 2019

Hi Eduard,

Instead of `forward-addr:` you can use `forward-host:`.
>From the man page:

    forward-host: <domain name>
        Name of server to forward to. Is itself resolved before it
        is used.

Best regards,
-- George

On 21/07/2019 21:02, Eduard Ahmatgareev via Unbound-users wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is it possible to use DNS name instead of ip for forwarded zones?
> AWS implemented new feature, UDP load balancing, but doesn't support
> private static ips,
> I tried to set dns name, but gon an error:
> unbound-checkconf[22878:0] error: cannot parse forward egdp-stcl. ip
> address: 'apo-data-ctics.aws.hcom'

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