[Samba] Using the right network interface
SteveSimeonidis at ap.spherion.com
Wed Dec 11 01:51:00 GMT 2002
I've tried the bind interfaces only = yes but still the same
netstat gives the same results.
What I'm really trying to do and why I need this is because
I want to run 2 instances of SAMBA, a different one on each interface.
The second instance doesn't even start properly.
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From: Eric Boehm [mailto:boehm at nortelnetworks.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 11:47 PM
To: Simeonidis, Steve
Cc: Joel Hammer; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Using the right network interface
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 07:25:07AM -0500, Joel Hammer wrote:
>>>>> "Joel" == Joel Hammer <Joel at HammersHome.com> writes:
Joel> Just having a senior moment here, but, I recall vaguely that
Joel> samba will listening on all NIC's but ignores the ones you
Joel> tell it to ignore with.
Yes, samba will listen on all interfaces.
The problem is that Steve hasn't specified all the parameters
necessary to restrict Samba to one interface.
Try something like the following:
interfaces = 192.168.6.10/24 127.0.0.1/8
bind interfaces only = yes
You will want to include the loopback interfaces
Check the sections in "man smb.conf" regarding these two
directives. You need to include the loopback interface in the
interfaces list or smbpasswd and swat will not work.
Steve> Hi everyone,
Steve> samba 2.2.5 The server I'm using has 2 interfaces so using
Steve> the interface parameter I'm telling samba to use eth0 but
Steve> for some reason when I do netstat it is listening on eth1
Steve> interface = eth0 (the IP is 192.168.6.10)
Steve> netstat -an udp 0 0 22.214.171.124:137 0.0.0.0:* udp 0 0
Steve> 0.0.0.0:137 0.0.0.0:* udp 0 0 126.96.36.199:138 0.0.0.0:*
Steve> 188.8.131.52 is the IP of eth1!??!
Steve> I've also tried interface = 192.168.6.10/24
Steve> Any ideas??
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