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Subject: Re: cipe doesn't ask the DNS
From: Olaf Titz <olaf,AT,bigred,DOT,inka,DOT,de>
Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 23:12:48 +0200
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0207281029350.11861-100000@bluebell.marzen.de>

> I have cipe 1.5.4 and both my machine and the partner machine have
> dynamic addresses. Address changes of the other machine are not always
> detected. When I then ping the other machine then I see with tcpdump
> that the udp packets go to the other's old address. A nslookup returns
> the new address, so there are no DNS-related problems.

The kernel module doesn't use DNS. It picks up a changed peer's
address only by receiving packets from it. So as long there is traffic
in both directions, there should be no problem. Use a short ping
interval if interruptions are a concern.

Olaf





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