dig: looking for set hop limit

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Tue Aug 21 22:28:13 UTC 2012

In message <CABOxzu0KJx07ohdv-tUcqnfpG=KoxbvZ2SaQ2Uh9Easf+iWZXQ at mail.gmail.com>
, Kerry Lynn writes:
> I have been unsuccessful in finding where hop limit is set for IPv6 lookup
> packets.  I am using a site-scoped multicast address for server and hop
> limit is being set to 1.  I would like to increase this.  Any help appreciate
> d.

It isn't set.  The default is 1.  setsockopt(IPV6_MULTICAST_HOP) would need
to be set on the socket or in the ancillary data of sendmsg.
> Thanks, -K-
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