Does BIND use TCP protocol?
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Thu Nov 4 23:53:23 UTC 1999
In article <19991104234732.IMYC5192.mail.rdc1.il.home.com at mercury.snydernet.lan>,
Steve Snyder <swsnyder at home.com> wrote:
>So... does BIND really use TCP for DNS traffic, and if so, what does
>it use that protocol for?
It uses TCP when the answer won't fit in a 500-byte UDP packet.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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