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[Unbound-users] Failure using an address in unbound.conf

Hayward, Bruce
Wed Aug 18 21:45:30 CEST 2010

Regressed to 1.4.5 - same thing



Bruce Hayward, MTS Allstream Inc., (c) 204-792-9174 (p) 204-958-1983 (e)
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From: Hayward, Bruce 
Sent: August 18, 2010 11:35 AM
To: Hayward, Bruce; 'unbound-users at'
Subject: Failure using an address in unbound.conf




We are using virtual/logical IPs (anycast model - multiple sites across
the country using the same logical IP) that the clients use to resolve
regardless of which site they are in (same virtual/logical IP)


When running Bind on the server, this works.


When stripping Bind off of the server (there is no iptables) and
specifying the IP in the unbound.conf I get


"Starting Unbound DNS resolver: [1282148605] unbound[13241:0] error:
can't bind socket: Cannot assign requested address

[1282148605] unbound[13241:0] fatal error: could not open ports"


When removing the Virtual from the unbound.conf and using, it
works against the physical (but does not resolve against the





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