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Feature #3671

Remove Google DNS dependency (find another way to handle/determine IP addresses for the SAT>IP server)

Added by Patrick G almost 3 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
SAT>IP
Target version:
Start date:
2016-03-29
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Description

I encountered a problem setting up tvheadend (4.1 - 1710) as a Sat>IP server. Every time I tried to save the Sat>IP settings, the program crashed immediately and restarted. I tried different settings --> always the same problem.
After some time I realized that the firewall was blocking a request from my server to the google nameserver. I downloaded the source code from github and found the google nameserver in the tcp.c. I changed it to my local nameserver and reinstalled tvheadend --> no problem with Sat>IP anymore.
Maybe it would be a nice feature if there would be a option where you can change the nameserver from the google nameserver to another one.

Best regards

History

#1 Updated by saen acro almost 3 years ago

In complite offline situation there is no problems

#2 Updated by Jaroslav Kysela almost 3 years ago

TVH uses google nameserver IPs only to determine the outbound IP address in the system. If you use '-b' option (bind to IP) then tvheadend skips this procedure.

If you have a better hint how to determine the outbound IP address, I welcome any ideas.

#3 Updated by saen acro almost 3 years ago

UPnP can show Wan ip

else is regular

curl ipecho.net/plain

#4 Updated by Jaroslav Kysela almost 3 years ago

  • Subject changed from Edit Nameserver to Remove Google DNS dependency (find another way to handle/determine IP addresses for the SAT>IP server)
  • Target version set to 4.4

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