IPv4 & IPv6 named processes on a dual stack host

Christian Laursen xi at borderworlds.dk
Tue May 24 19:43:07 UTC 2011

On 05/24/11 20:22, Timothy Stoddard wrote:
> List,
> Has any one run into a issue with two named processes running on the
> same host.  We want to begin serving up DNS on our IPv6 address space
> and do not want to duplicate each of our DNS servers.  We have started
> two named processes one with "-6" option.  All seems to be working.  I
> am concerned how journal files will be handled.  Question will the "-4"
> named process coexist with "-6" on the same box???

Why not just have the one process listen on both IPv4 and IPv6?

It seems a bit simpler and works perfectly.

Christian Laursen

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