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

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Thu Apr 24 21:09:53 UTC 2003

At 11:02 PM +0200 2003/04/24, bert hubert wrote:

>  PowerDNS can bind perfectly to several sockets in one go. It does not need
>  multiple instances to do so. Because PowerDNS does not attempt to enumerate
>  the interfaces and be notified of new ones, it can easily drop root.

	Perhaps, but by doing this you lose track of which IP address a 
packet came in on, and therefore you're not able to generate your 
reply using the same one.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
     -Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania.

GCS/IT d+(-) s:+(++)>: a C++(+++)$ UMBSHI++++$ P+>++ L+ !E-(---) W+++(--) N+
!w--- O- M++ V PS++(+++) PE- Y+(++) PGP>+++ t+(+++) 5++(+++) X++(+++) R+(+++)
tv+(+++) b+(++++) DI+(++++) D+(++) G+(++++) e++>++++ h--- r---(+++)* z(+++)

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