FreeBSD recommends not using base unbound for an authoritative server

Stephen R Guglielmo srguglielmo at
Tue Mar 17 23:28:57 UTC 2015

On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:25:09 -0700
Chris Stankevitz <chrisstankevitz at> wrote:
> For the same reasons, I'd like to run the base system's unbound to
> authoritatively host my DNS... but FreeBSD is discouraging me in
> section 29.7.2 of the manual.  Why the discouragement?

Unbound is only a validating caching resolver. It *can't* be
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