[Pdns-users] How to get pdns_recursor to listen on all interfaces?

Rob Locke roblocke at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 15:26:33 UTC 2015

I don't know if this has changed in the latest release, but the only way I
could do it was to explicitly list the interface IP addresses in the
local-address directive. =(


On Saturday, November 7, 2015, a b <tripivceta at hotmail.com> wrote:

> What is the syntax to specify that pdns_recursor listen on all interfaces
> (something like "")?
> The issue I am facing is that, not knowing whether this is even possible,
> I am unable to automate this.
> As far as I am aware, there is no way of reliably detecting the primary
> network interface on a multi-homed host, as per definition, a multi-homed
> host is a gateway for multiple networks and none of the networks has
> precedence over the other.
> What I am trying to avoid is hard coding interface names or internet
> protocol addresses into the "local-address=..." configuration line in
> recursor.conf(4).
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