'failed setting up socket' error with BIND9 on Solaris 2.5

Udo Zumdick uz at nic.dtag.de
Mon Nov 21 15:02:05 UTC 2005

Hi Mark,

> 	Looks like you are dealing with a kernel bug in SunOS 5.5.1.
> 	My bet is that connect() is complaining that bind() has already
> 	been called on the socket.  

Yep, you're right ! :-)

> This is done to get the correct
> 	source address for the packets.
> 	You should be able to remove the isc_socket_bind() call but
> 	transfer-source will nolonger be effective for the TCP connection.

I compiled the bind again with your suggestions and that seems to work for me
now. I am really happy :-)
The transfer-source option is  not really needed in my case.

Thanks a lot for your help ! 


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