[mythtv-users] Backend listening on multiple NICs?
mrrooster at gmail.com
Wed May 28 11:21:03 UTC 2008
What happens if you specify the IP address in the myth-setup as 0.0.0.0
Could you use some kind of port forwarding? pf under *BSD would be able to
do this? I'm assuming you can do this with something like iptables under
2008/5/28 Mike Jochen <mjjochen at gmail.com>:
> On May 24, 2008, at 12:44 PM, Brian Foddy wrote:
> > On Saturday 24 May 2008, Mike Jochen wrote:
> >> I have a backend with one tuner setup that I would like to listen on
> >> more than one network interface. What would be the best way to go
> >> about doing that? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance! -mike
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> > I don't know there is a simple way. Are you trying to do this for
> > network balancing, or for network security / layout reasons?
> > If its just balancing, I'd beef up the primary and go with just
> > one interface.
> I have a front end on a laptop which is connected via hardwire and
> wireless, depending on where I am sitting. I keep those two mediums
> as separate networks because I treat the wireless a little
> differently in terms of security.
> > One "possible" way is to use some of the linux network trickery
> > to essentially port forward one of the nic ports onto another,
> > where the real backend listens. I haven't thought this through
> > very carefully, but between the firewall port forwarding and
> > route2 tricks, you might be able to get all the packets where
> > they need to go. Something to think about anyway.
> That's kind of what I thought, just wasn't sure if there was any
> other way. Kinda like with the mysql database - if you specify which
> interface you want to listen on, you can only give it one interface,
> otherwise, you just let it listen on all (in the mysql config) and
> have to block the ones you don't want it listening on via the
> firewall... Thanks for the help. -m
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