chbind [--silent] [--ip ip_number/interface] <command arguments>
The chbind utility executes a command, and locks the resulting process and its children into using a specific IP number/Interface, no matter what it is told in it's configuration. This applies to services and client connection as well.
- --ip ip_number/interface
- Binds the process to the given IP number or Interface. If an interface is supplied (for example eth0), both the IP number and broadcast address are extracted.
- --bcast broadcast address
- Binds the process to the given broadcast IP number.
Do not complain.
If I wanted to ensure my httpd listened only on my eth0 interface, I could do: chbind --ip eth0 /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start
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This Man page was written by Klavs Klavsen <[email protected]> and based upon the helpful output from the program itself and the documentation on the Virtual Server site <http://www.solucorp.qc.ca/miscprj/s_context.hc?prjstate=1&nodoc=0>