[dns-operations] Anycast and views match-destination

Anand Buddhdev anandb at ripe.net
Sat Aug 18 10:46:16 UTC 2012

On 18/08/2012 12:00, sasa sasa wrote:

Hello sasa sasa (please use your real name; it's polite),

> So I use match-destination in BIND views on a server with multiple interfaces.
> If I want to configure one of these interfaces to be part of an
> anycast network, should I change match-destination to the anycast
> loopback address in that particular view?

Yes, you should use the anycast address in the "match-destinations" option.

> PS. I sent this to BIND email list but I didn't got any replies so I
> assume it's not very BIND specific question.

Any server you run (BIND, NSD, Apache, etc) needs to listen to the
anycast address for it to be able to provide service. If you don't do
that, then you have do NAT, and that's not a good idea.



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