Serving local subdomains

Neil Romig courier at
Wed Feb 1 14:55:14 UTC 2023


Doesn't work (I tried that already), and anyway the docs say if no local-zone is present when local-data used, then a transparent local-zone is created by default.


On Wed, 2023-02-01 at 15:05 +0100, ZackDev wrote:
> Hello there,
> I'm not 100 percent sure if this works, but try adding a local zone like this to the config.
> local-zone: "" typetransparent
> This will directly return queries matching local-data and type from your config, if local-data and type doesnt match config, unbound will query upstream dns servers.
> Hope this helps.
> On 2/1/23 14:08, Neil Romig via Unbound-users wrote:
> > Trying to migrate from dnsmasq to unbound, I have a problem getting the setup to match.
> > I have domain which is hosted by our website service provider so I can browse to (no www needed). I also run a web server locally for various in-house systems which
> > are
> > subdomains of - e.g, etc.
> > If I try to use config lines such as:
> > local-data: " IN A"
> > local-data:  " IN MX 1"
> > local-data: " IN A"
> > local-data-ptr: ""
> > I then cannot browse to and I am currently having to add a config line containing the actual IP address of the website at our hosting provider:
> > local-data: " IN A <website ip-address>"
> > Can anyone help me get this setup the right way?
> > Neil.
> > 

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