Configuring unbound to not forward certain requests but resolve those itself?

Gerben Wierda gerben.wierda at
Thu Oct 21 22:56:42 UTC 2021

> On 21 Oct 2021, at 11:50, Gerben Wierda via Unbound-users <unbound-users at> wrote:
> I am using postfix and unbound. In postfix I use DNSBL from <>.
> My unbound uses cloud9 ( as a standard forwarder, because blocks a large number of bad actors.
> But that means DNSBL from spamhaus doesn’t work because spamhaus DNSBL doesn’t allow DNS queries from public DNS resolvers such as cloud9. For <>, I must go direct.
> Is there a way to configure this just for <> or does this mean my resolver must do everything without forwarding?
> Thanks,

Forget about this question, it was based on a misunderstanding of what was going wrong.


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