[Samba] Re: select network interface

Richard Foltyn richard.foltyn at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 14:27:01 GMT 2009

Petteri Larjos wrote:

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> Hi,
> I have two interfaces (eth1 and eth1:1) on my computer. I would like
> to change password on remote server with swat but it fails because
> swat is using interface eth1:1 to connect remote host and remote host
> does not allow connections from that interface (or ip-address). How I
> can force swat to use certain interface (eth1)? I tried 'interfaces'
> and 'bind interfaces only' parameters in smb.conf without any luck.

Last time I checked, swat had to be started via xinetd.
You therefore have to change this in the corresponding file, e.g.
/etc/xinetd.d/swat, not in smb.conf.

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