Problem with unbound resolving host

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at Be-Well.Ilk.Org
Tue Jul 14 16:43:18 UTC 2020

> FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE-p1
> I have: local_unbound_enable="YES" in my /etc/rc.conf file. The problem
> is with some utility programs like "curl" or "wget"
> When using either program to assess "" a failure
> message is emitted similar to the following:
> curl
> curl: (6) Could not resolve host:
> The "nameserver" is set to "" when that occurs. If I modify it
> as shown below to "" everything works fine.
> nameserver
> options edns0

I'm sure that is in resolv.conf, but you should mention things like

I'm also assuming that the machine you're trying this on actually has
the address Otherwise, um, yes, that's what should happen.

Check if you're specifying "interface:" in your unbound.conf file. If
you do, you want to include in the set you specify.  However,
unless you have a good reason, don't override it at all.

Be well.

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