unbound forward.conf gets overwritten

Marco Beishuizen mbeis at xs4all.nl
Sun Nov 13 20:53:53 UTC 2016

On Sun, 13 Nov 2016, the wise Polytropon wrote:

> If I remember correctly, /var/unbound content is getting generated 
> automatically, so changes to those files will not survive a reboot. 
> Check "man unbound.conf" on how to set the forward-addr options in the 
> ("static") configuration file. At service (re)start, those should cause 
> the required settings in /var/unbound/forward.conf to appear.

I've found a solution already: comment out the line 
"unbound_conf="/var/unbound/forward.conf"" in /etc/resolvconf.conf.

At first I tried to add the forward-addr lines in unbound.conf, but that 
doesn't work.

Why the forward.conf file gets overwritten every reboot by default is 

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