[Pdns-users] PDNS Recursor - force IPv6

Brian Candler b.candler at pobox.com
Tue Nov 16 08:53:02 UTC 2021

On 16/11/2021 08:29, Otto Moerbeek via Pdns-users wrote:
>> Is there possible to get similar to unbound command to force usage of IPv6 in PDNS Recursor?
>> prefer-ip6: <yes or no>
>>      If enabled, prefer IPv6 transport for sending DNS queries to internet nameservers. Default is no.
>> Thanks,
> No, we do not have an equivalent option.
> pdsn_recursor will use both protocols and figure out what works best
> per domain and nameserver.  Periodically it wil keep trying
> alternatives to see if the situation changed.

What happens if you set



query-local-address=yo:ur:ip:v6::addr:ess ?

I note that the default is "query-local-address=" and this only 
sends outbound queries on IPv4.

I set "query-local-address=,::" to allow the recursor to use both.
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