Problem resolving name.

Barry Margolin barmar at
Fri Nov 12 00:01:07 UTC 2004

In article <cmvrlk$1toa$1 at>, Jim Reid <jim at> 

> >>>>> "Barry" == Barry Margolin <barmar at> writes:
>     Barry> You can put a port number in the query-source option in
>     Barry> named.conf.  By default, it picks an unused high port.
> Minor nit: it's the OS, not the name server, that picks the unused
> high port number by default.

The name server has to choose whether to put a specific port or 0 in the 
port field when calling bind().  Putting 0 there is the way an 
application "picks an unused high port".

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
*** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***

More information about the bind-users mailing list