UDP port used in BIND

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Mon Nov 14 19:01:47 UTC 2005

At 11:14 PM +0800 2005-11-13, Mcdull wrote:

>  Why BIND use udp port ?

	Because that's what the RFC requires.

>  What will happed if I block the udp port ?

	DNS stops working.

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