Bleddyn

At 11:52 AM 12/7/97 -0000, you wrote:
>Has anyone any answers to the following.
>
>If you define multiple IP interfaces does anyone know what dictates which 
>one will be used. Is it as simple as the last one started will be the one 
>which gets used by a service. If that is so has anyone heard if IBM have 
>any plans to be able to bind a service to an IP interface. So that If I 
>have multiple interfaces on an AS/400 I can tell it which one I want to 
>Telnet out on. Or if I use the AS/400 with NC's that I can tell it which 
>one to broadcast BOOTP on??? It's great to have multiple interfaces but not 
>so great that you cant determine the protocol to run on each one

I guess I'm confused. Can you say more about why you need this?

AFAIK, this looks more like packet filtering on a router. IP traffic is
broadcast, anyway. Even when we specify a route (option 2 of CFGTCP), the
packets may go anywhere until they find their way to their final resting
place <g>.

The interface that is used, eventually, is the one that gets you where you
want to go. You can control this to a degree by IP address(es), in the
routing table.

Cheers

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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