Does BIND use TCP protocol?

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Fri Nov 5 00:10:16 UTC 1999

> So...  does BIND really use TCP for DNS traffic, and if so, what does 
> it use that protocol for?

In your situation, it would be used if a UDP packet can't contain the
whole answer to a query.

Joe Yao				jsdy at - Joseph S. D. Yao
COSPO/OSIS Computer Support					EMT-B
This message is not an official statement of COSPO policies.

More information about the bind-users mailing list