How do I disable high ports?

Cricket Liu cricket at
Tue Jan 28 17:11:13 UTC 2003

On Monday, January 27, 2003, at 10:46  PM, Mark wrote:

> I am having a bit of a problem. When other servers query my name 
> servers,
> they send queries with a source port of 53; but apparently my BIND 
> (8.3.4)
> is responding from a high port. And this is causing some trouble. :( 
> How can
> I prevent that??

You can use the query-source options substatement to tell the name
server to send queries from a particular UDP port.  For example:

options {
	query-source address * port 1053;


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