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Re: chroot BIND Re: Task harden.

Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote:

> It seems that there is no system call to read a UDP packet from a socket and 
> discover which local address it was sent to.  If you want your UDP based 


> server to use as the source address the same IP that the client sent the 
> request to (necessary to attempt security) then you need to have multiple 
> sockets.

OK, this answers my question.  There isn't a way to send UDP packets out with
a set from address unless you bind to it.  Now I would be happy if there
were a "ndc discif".
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