[Spread-users] Trouble binding to specific interface

Dave Parker dparker at nocpulse.com
Fri Nov 16 15:24:49 EST 2001

Jonathan Stanton wrote:
> > from lsof: spread    7168     root    6u  IPv4      22871
> > UDP *:1083
> >
> > Is there an option for whatever that is too?
> I think this is the UDP sending socket that we create to send broadcasts
> (and other messages) on. We do not bind it to a specific port, but rather
> let the kernel assign it a random port, as we do not care which one it
> uses. I guess it is picking 1083 on your system.

Does this mean I'll be generating traffic on any interface the box has
running? Or will that traffic restrict itself to the network(s) I've
specified in the conf file for control and daemon traffic?

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