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[Unbound-users] unbound does not use "outgoing-interface" for IPv6 TCP requests

W.C.A. Wijngaards
Fri Oct 8 14:59:06 CEST 2010


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Hi Hauke, Florian,

So right now unbound uses the OS.  It creates a TCP socket and connects
to the destination.  The OS then decides what interface to send this
from.  Your route table is consulted by the OS to decide this.

It does not use the configured outgoing interface for TCP.

In the interest of prevention of feature bloat, I would like to ask,
apart from thanking you for reporting the oddity, if such code is really
necessary?  (and would random sampling then be sufficient?)

Best regards,
   Wouter

On 10/06/2010 10:56 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Hauke Lampe:
> 
>> Does anyone else see that behaviour?
> 
> I saw it on IPv4, too, it's not IPv6-specific at all.  I tried to fix
> it once, but IIRC, it required changes to library interfaces, so I
> gave up. 8-/
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