Make popa3d listen on specific interface
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Fri Aug 15 16:30:16 PDT 2003
Frank Reppin <frank.reppin at boerde.de> writes:
> wouldn't it be possible to change this whilst editing
> <params.h> within the source? I just downloaded popa3d
> and it shows:
> * The address and port to listen on.
> #define DAEMON_ADDR "0.0.0.0" /* INADDR_ANY */
> #define DAEMON_PORT 110
> but I have to mention that I dunno if the port can handle this. :/
> must check first
> But at least it should be possible to bind popa3d to a specific interface.
Yes, you *can* bind to an address that way.
However, you can't bind to an interface that easily,
which is really required to do this as a security
measure. A firewall may be protecting you from
source-spoofed packets, but then you're back to,
well, depending on the firewall for the real security.
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