NSD & Unbound on same box?

Darren Pilgrim list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Wed Aug 6 14:31:51 UTC 2014

On 8/5/2014 4:09 PM, freebsd at fongaboo.com wrote:
> Is it not possible to run both a caching lookup server using Unbound (in
> FreeBSD 10) and an authoritative server using NSD (installed from ports)
> on the same box?
> BIND used to perform both functions as I remember, provided you configured
> it as such. Does NSD also do caching?
> We have a /27 so I could configure one or the other to listen on a
> different IP, but only if I really have to.

If the NSD is serving a public zone, yes, you have to.  Disabling 
recursion is part of BCP for public authoritative nameservers.

If it's a private zone, you can configure unbound with a stub zone 
referring to the private NSD instance.

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