Running BIND9 that uses TCP

Peter Dambier peter at
Tue Apr 18 07:30:35 UTC 2006

narendar reddy wrote:
> i want to run BIND9 dns server that uses TCP.
> How to do this.

Bind does it. How about the client?


dig <your query> @<your server> +vc

will use tcp.


dig <your query> @<your server>

will use UDP

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