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Re: Fw: Can a daemon listen only on some interfaces?

Hi Volker,

At 10.12.2001, Volker Tanger wrote:
> > > At 09.12.2001, mdevin@ozemail.com.au wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > > And thanks for all the replies.  In fact I was most interested to hear
> > > > that you could not make daemons listen on only one interface but you
> > > > could make them bind to an IP address range.  I guess that is what I
> > > > achieved in my postfix main.cf file with the line:
> > > > inet_interfaces = localhost
> If using the meta-daemon XINETD instead of INETD you can specify
> the interface (= bind) option where you can specify on which interface
> the service should listen only. See man xinetd.conf

Sorry, but i can only find an option to bind to an ip address but not to
an interface. On Linux this ist very different.

Regards, Guido

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