Binding to non-local interfaces

Michael Graff mgraff at
Fri Oct 22 16:46:32 UTC 2010

On 2010-10-22 11:21 AM, Terry Burton wrote:

> With the host-based examples that I have seen on Linux, VRRP runs
> between a set of hosts on the same VLAN and executes ip addr add/del
> with specified the virtual address parameters optionally followed by
> running a script. Hence IP addresses may spontaneously appear.

BIND does re-scan the local interfaces and will start listening on new
ones if configured to listen on all interfaces.

I'm not quite certain of the behavior if a listen-on interface is being
added and removed dynamically.


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