UDP sockets retain original address when re-used in RHEL 6.4

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In some Linux operating systems, UDP sockets can be reused without destroying them first. This is done to increase speed and performance. In RHEL 6.4, if reused for connections, UDP sockets remain bound to the original address where the first request was sent to. This means that reused sockets retain the address they were initially bound to. Is this expected Behavior?


Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4

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