RE: DNS for multi-interfaces host

From: Dheeraj Pandey (
Date: Wed Nov 20 2002 - 02:14:26 EST

> Yes, I mean DNS server.
> This bring another question, When network application want to
> connect a host, how does it choice the interface?

You can make the socket bind to a device, in which case the outgoing pkt
will be routed with the device "hint". Otherwise, the Linux FIB (Forwarding
Information Base) will choose a route for you-- the outgoing interface is a
part of this route.

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