query source using priviliged port instead of unpriviliged

Simon Waters Simon at wretched.demon.co.uk
Mon Feb 25 09:08:44 UTC 2002

raspeedw at time.net.my wrote:
> I noticed that when named does a query to another dns server with the
> query-source address defined in named.conf options' section, named actually
> uses udp source port 53 rather than a random unprivileged port as specified
> in the documentation (query-source address set to valid ip address and port
> set as "*" or omitted).

Works as documented 9.2.0 on Linux 2.2.19. Probably best to
upgrade as 9.2.0 has better logging facilities, and if it still
does it report the problem to ISC.

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