Unknown UDP port opened by bind ?
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Mon Mar 27 05:44:10 UTC 2000
In article <slrn8dtadr.1kn.bounce at holiday.home.org>,
<bounce at cerebus.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>I'm running bind 8.2.2-p3 with Red Hat Linux 6.0. When bind is started,
>besides TCP and UDP ports on 53, a "netstat -a" shows that bind is
>listening on UDP port 1024 ? Any idea what this is ?
This is the source port it uses when it sends out queries. Normally it
selects an unused high port, but you can override it with the source-port
option in named.conf.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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