Telling rndc Which IP Address to Use

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Fri Jan 21 10:49:05 UTC 2011

On 01/20/2011 09:28 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> Or one can not worry about the IP address being used.  The addresses
> are still there for backwards compatibilty with BIND 8 where only
> the IP address is used.  TSIG is really so much stronger than any
> IP based authentication.  It's like putting a screen door on a bank
> vault.

There are other reasons than authentication to care about IP addresses. 
For example, complex policy-routed or multihomed environments where 
different source IPs are routed differently.

By which I mean: please don't remove this option ;o)

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