[dnsdist] Define out-of-band IP to reach carbon server

frank+pdns at tembo.be frank+pdns at tembo.be
Wed Aug 14 07:47:24 UTC 2019

Hi Leo,

By quickly glancing at the code, I don’t think there’s a way to set the source ip right now. However, you can probably solve this using the ip routing (and/or firewalling) table(s) on the node itself: set the source ip for all connections to that particular destination ip.


Frank Louwers
Certified PowerDNS Consultant @ Kiwazo.be

> On 13 Aug 2019, at 17:40, Leo Vandewoestijne <dnsdist at dns.company> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running dnsdist inside a virtualized host, which has anycasted IP's and out-of-band IP's.
> Using nc I can reach my carbon server BUT have to define the source IP.
> Now I wish to have dnsdist sent data to metronome.
> So I assumed using "setLocal" would define the main IP, and so set the out-of-band IP.
> Whatever I do; put it before or after addLocal, or use addLocal (first and last), dnsdist can't reach the carbon server.
> What information am I missing to get more success?
> -- 
> Met vriendelijke groet,
> With kind regards,
> Leo Vandewoestijne
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Frank Louwers
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