[Pdns-users] local-port not necessary in auth server?

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Thu Apr 2 12:36:12 UTC 2020

Hi Kevin,

On 4/2/20 1:54 PM, Kevin P. Fleming via Pdns-users wrote:
> I just realized that by accident I've been adding a port number in
> local-ipv6, and it's been working as I intended, even though the
> documentation does not say that port numbers can be included in
> local-address or local-ipv6.
> I currently have a server listening on and [ipv6
> GUA]:5353 and working just fine. If this is intended behavior, should
> the local-port setting also be deprecated and the documentation
> updated to indicate that port numbers should be specified in
> local-address?

This is intended behaviour. The local-port setting is used for
local-address or local-ipv6 addresses without ports.

It looks like this is indeed is not documented. If you can open a GH
issue about this (or a PR with amended documentation), we'd be



Pieter Lexis
PowerDNS.COM BV -- https://www.powerdns.com

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