Convice Bind to listen on IP alias with a range of IPs.

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Apr 30 23:06:01 UTC 2012

Augie Schwer <augie.schwer at> wrote:
> I have a range of IPs bound to a local interface:
> lo:1      Link encap:Local Loopback
>           inet addr:  Mask:
> And I want to convince Bind to listen on sub-set of the given range (
> for example )

You can't do that without hacking the network stack, as far as I know. See
for instance this rather old FreeBSD patch. Note that even this doesn't
quite do what you want since it doesn't allow you to bind to a subset of a
CIDR range configured on an interface.

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