RPZ configuration examples

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Sun Nov 20 14:30:48 UTC 2011

On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 10:53:27AM +0530,
 babu dheen <babudheen at yahoo.co.in> wrote 
 a message of 105 lines which said:

> If I use RPZ, recursive DNS will contact remote RBL database for
> every DNS query? 

It seems you need to read about RPZ first because one critical point
of RPZ is precisely that the database is never remote.


> 3. Is it possible to download DNS RBLs locally on the DNS server
> automatically daily and then allow RPZ query locally to give malware
> domain lookup response? 

See above. That's the entire point of RPZ.

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