anyone know what 'ping: sendto: Can't assign requested" means

Anton Yuzhaninov citrin+bsd at
Tue Dec 20 01:36:44 UTC 2016

On 12/06/16 13:33, DTD wrote:
> So the question comes down to under what conditions does ping give the
> 'sendto:
> Can't assign requested address' error. I have not been able to get that to
> happen outside of a jailed environment.

Outside jails this error happens when you ping address from 
(but not

:~> ping
PING ( 56 data bytes
ping: sendto: Can't assign requested address

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