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Re: inetd on a specified network interface
  • From: Jan Räther <jan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 13:31:25 +0100
  • Message-id: <00e201c0814a$93075c30$0201a8c0@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Philipp Snizek wrote:
>
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > is there a possibilty to tell the inetd to listen only on a specified
> > > network interface / IP-Adress. e.g. listen only on eth0 with
> > > the adress
> > > 192.168.1.1 ?
> >
> > Hi Jan,
> >
> > No, there isn't.
>
> He who can read has an advantage:
>
> execute the line
>
> man -P "less -p'For internet services, the first field of the'" inetd
>
> and you'll see that the stock inetd is also able to bind certain services
> to certain local addresses. Anyway the xinetd has also some other
> advantages. But don't tell fairytales to get people using xinetd!

thanks for the tip, it seems to work fine....

Jan


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