[Pdns-users] Problem with Multihomed pdns server...

Matthew Walker mwalker at kydance.net
Thu Apr 24 20:23:00 UTC 2003

I've done as you suggested, and it seems to be working. Thanks for the help.

(Just used dnsreport.com to check it.. It works, and the report came up so
fast I almost fell out of my chair... Thanks for the great server!)

Mark Bergsma said:
> Matthew Walker wrote:
>> I've got a machine running pdns that has several aliased IP addresses on
>> one NIC. Two of them are used as nameserver IPs, and when I was running
>> BIND, that setup worked perfectly. Now, however, pdns listens on both
>> IPs, but only answers on one of them... This is causing problems. I've
>> included some 'dig' output below to illustrate the problem.
> [snip]
>> This is causing some problems with resolving domains, obviously, since
>> some clients apparently just sit and loop on the first IP address, and
>> don't listen to the response from the wrong address. Is there any way I
>> can fix this?
> I would suggest running two separate instances of pdns, one for each IP.
>   As either nameserver will only receive queries directed to a it's
> specific IP, it will use that IP to answer the queries.
> --
> Mark
> mark at nedworks.org
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