Unbound in FreeBSD 10

Leslie Jensen leslie at eskk.nu
Sat Jan 3 09:20:07 UTC 2015

Polytropon skrev 2015-01-03 10:16:
> On Sat, 03 Jan 2015 09:51:08 +0100, Leslie Jensen wrote:
>> I did try to replace dig with drill in the scripts. It did not work.
>> I'll try your suggestion with a symlink.
> There is a certain grade of compatibility, but it may
> not be 100 percent identical regarding options or output.
>> Your suggestion of using bind has crossed my mind. After reading up on
>> unbound I can understand the reason to the change.
> On network systems I maintain, I usually tend to install
> bind from ports and use that. The advantage is that
> scripts using dig will continue working as long as
> there isn't too much hardcoded paths. Additionally,
> symlinking /usr/bin/dig@ -> /usr/local/bin/dig is
> less of a problem than trying /usr/bin/dig@ -> /usr/bin/drill
> (simply because it's a different program). The version
> in ports is also current and can be updated if required
> by the usual means (pkg or portmaster) and can be
> maintained independently from the OS.
>> I've been goggling for quite a while to find descriptions on how to use
>> Unbound but very little useful information has turned up.
> I keep using unbound on workstations and home machines
> and laptops, for all purposes where I don't need more
> than a simple resolver. For everything else, see bind. :-)

OK Thank you.

I get your point :-)

Returning to bind ;-)


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