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

Anand Buddhdev anandb at
Mon Apr 30 23:07:12 UTC 2012

On 30/04/2012 23:56, Augie Schwer wrote:

> I must be doing something wrong, because what I want to do doesn't
> seem that difficult.
> I have a range of IPs bound to a local interface:
> lo:1      Link encap:Local Loopback
>           inet addr:  Mask:

This means you've got on the interface lo:1. You don't have configured yet. You need to create extra virtual interfaces
called lo:2, lo:3 and so on, and give them addresses and and so on.

> And I want to convince Bind to listen on sub-set of the given range (
> for example ), yet when I configure that IP:
> 	listen-on {; };
> Bind won't listen on that interface:
> "named[15035]: not listening on any interfaces"

That's right, because is not yet configured.

Anand Buddhdev

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