[Pdns-users] pdns-recursor + heartbeat

Augie Schwer augie.schwer at gmail.com
Wed Dec 27 16:25:46 UTC 2006

On 12/20/06, Chris Foote <chris at inetd.com.au> wrote:
> The fix for me was to bind to the ethernet alias addresses, and use
> the somewhat obsure Linux kernel sysctl net.ipv4.ip_nonlocal_bind to
> allow binding to addresses that aren't present - i.e. perform a
>         sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_nonlocal_bind=1 and add
>         net.ipv4.ip_nonlocal_bind=1
> to your /etc/sysctl.conf to make it active at boot time.

Chris, this worked like a charm for us; we too were faced with needing
PowerDNS to come up ready to listen to an address that was not yet
bound to an interface.

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