How do I disable high ports?

phn at phn at
Tue Jan 28 07:00:34 UTC 2003

Mark <admin at> wrote:
> Hi,

> I am having a bit of a problem. When other servers query my name server=
> they send queries with a source port of 53; but apparently my BIND (8.3=
> is responding from a high port. And this is causing some trouble. :( Ho=
w can
> I prevent that??

> Please, I am really in a BIND, as they say. :)

> - Mark

>         System Administrator

> ---
> "If you were supposed to understand it,
> we wouldn't call it code." - FedEx

You seem to have faulty Firewall-rules. Fix them.

( there is very little to gain from filtering on source-port used)

Peter H=E5kanson        =20
        IPSec  Sverige      ( At Gothenburg Riverside )
           Sorry about my e-mail address, but i'm trying to keep spam out=
	   remove "icke-reklam" if you feel for mailing me. Thanx.

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