Inetd and multiple IP addresses
awd at awdcomp.net
Fri Mar 13 07:21:59 PDT 2009
Tim Judd wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 03:38 +0100, skx wrote:
>> I have inetd configured to open a listening port for leafnode
>> nntp stream tcp nowait news /usr/libexec/tcpd /usr/local/sbin/leafnode
>> but this opens the port on all IP addresses associated with this machine.
>> I would like to choose only one.
>> I tried
>> 192.168.13.2:nntp stream tcp nowait
>> news /usr/libexec/tcpd /usr/local/sbin/leafnode
>> but it doesn't work
>> Mar 11 02:59:21 rewers inetd: 192.168.13.2:nntp/tcp: unknown
>> What am I doing wrong? Isn't ip:service_name a correct entry?
>> FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE-p1 with custom kernel if that matters.
> see option -a
> put it in your rc.conf, as inetd_flags
> I do this for all my hosts so I have a tighter reign on the problem
True, but it limits inetd to that IP for all services.
There is also have xinetd which allows control per service.
Info: Replacement for inetd with better control and logging
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