Re: ssh -b bind_address not working?
From: Darren Tucker (dtucker_at_gate.dodgy.net.au)
Date: 01 Jul 2005 01:41:29 GMT
On 2005-06-29, Richard E. Silverman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>>>> "AB" == andreas brand <email@example.com> writes:
> AB> -b bind_address = Specify the interface address to transmit from
> AB> on machines with multiple interfaces or aliased addresses.
> This is misleading and should be rewritten. The -b option does not select
> an interface directly; it selects a source IP address.
The original text makes sense to me, but I'm biased. Is the following any
"Specify the source address to be used for the connection on machines
with multiple interfaces or aliased addresses. The address must be that
of a local interface or alias."
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