RE: DNS for multi-interfaces host

From: Yuan Huailin-w19410 (H.L.Yuan@motorola.com)
Date: Wed Nov 20 2002 - 02:03:34 EST


Yes, I mean DNS server.

This bring another question, When network application want to connect a host, how does it choice the interface?

-----Original Message-----
From: Glynn Clements [mailto:glynn.clements@virgin.net]
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 1:30 PM
To: Yuan Huailin-w19410
Cc: linux-net@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: DNS for multi-interfaces host

Yuan Huailin-w19410 wrote:

> In windows OS, we can set DNS for TCP/IP of every
> connection(interface).

> For example, I have 2 ethernet interfaces which connect to 2
> different private network, I can set DNS for each of them.

By "DNS", do you mean "DNS server"? If so, the above doesn't make any
sense. What determines which interface (and hence, which server) is
chosen when you perform a DNS query?

-- 
Glynn Clements <glynn.clements@virgin.net>
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