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Date:      Mon, 4 May 2020 10:07:28 +0200
From:      Jacques Foucry <>
Subject:   Re: Local_unbound and (opn)vpn
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Le lundi 04 mai 2020 à 07:43:12 (+0200), Jacques Foucry à écrit:
> Dear All,

Well forgot my question. The solution was in this mail :-)

I was thinking duriong writing but not testing before sending it.

The conf.d/ is used for local configuration ans should not be changed where
local_unbound start.

Sorry to have diatrib you from your important job for such idiot question.
> I need your advice and experience about local_unbound aشs vpn (in my case it's
> openvpn).
> When local_unbound it use the /var/unbound/forward.conf file to learn the DNS
> server to query for the zone ".".
> When I launch the vpn (all the internet traffic DOES NOT GO THROUG THE VPN), I
> need to forward query for the compagny internal zone to the internal DNS.
> I can modify the file /var/unbound/forward.conf like this:
> forward-zone:
>         name: "."
>         forward-addr: # this ひs my pihole address
> forward-zone:
>         name: "cie.local"
>         forward-addr:
>         forward-addr:
> And restart local_unboound and it's works.
> But when I restart mや laptop, the start process of local_unbound is to
> rewrite the forward.conf file and my add is overwrite.
> There is a conf.d folder inside /var/unbound. I suppose I can use it in order
> to make my forward zone persistant. I don't find anything about the format of
> those files I can put in (may be the same as forward.conf) of the name of the
> file (cie.conf in this case?).
> So I need your experience and advice.
> Thanks in advance and take care.
> -- 
> Jacques Foucry
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Jacques Foucry

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