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

James Cloos
Sat Oct 9 01:27:06 CEST 2010

>>>>> "WCAW" == W C A Wijngaards <wouter at> writes:

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

All unbound should need to do is to use the ip of the desired interface
rather than 0 as the source ip.  The OS should then Do The Right Thing.

James Cloos <cloos at>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6