nmbd using the wrong source address upon sending Node Status requests

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Fri Apr 25 07:53:09 GMT 2003

On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 12:42:57AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Well, that will be OK until someone does some funny routing tricks and 
> > applies a non-127 net address to lo.
> If you go that far, having the first non-broadcast interface does
> not work very well for funny tricks with ppp interfaces ... 

Hmmm, I should have said broadcast interface ...
> But I did not want to give that argument as it seemed too esoteric.
> What is so bad about 'socket address' ?

I don't have a problem with it, but I do see the argument that it is 
another thing admins have to learn in a multi-interface situation.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org, 
sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com

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