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Old 20th November 2013
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Default unbound reverse lookup private zone

I am using unbound on my local network. Direct lookup works without hitch. Also
when I do something like

$ dig @localhost -x +short
I get


I am completely confused if it would be possible that I get reverse lookup for machines on my local network by somehow configuring unbound.conf file?
For example

$ dig @localhost -x +short
Reading through documentation I see

	local-zone: "10.in-addr.arpa." nodefault
	name: "10.in-addr.arpa."
	stub-addr: ip-of-your-private-dns-server
Which looks like I need to run NSD and replace its address instead of ip-of-your-private-dns-server to get reverse lookup. Is that correct? I am also a bit confused about nsd.db? It looks like this thing is created at least on 3.2.26 by compiling data from zonefile. Are zonefiles identical to BIND zone files?

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