socket address / bind interfaces only ?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Sat Jul 24 12:47:26 GMT 1999

Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> Hello!
> I am a bit confused about the exact meanings of the parameters socket
> address, bind interfaces only and interfaces. If I wanted to use 2.1
> for PDC services and 2.0 for file/print services on the same machine,
> what smb.conf settings would you suggest for the two instances?



	interfaces = aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd/24
	socket address = aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd

replacing aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd with the IP if the interface you 
want to use for the smbd/nmbd.  I never had to use the 
'bind interfaces' option, but if you want, set it to yes.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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