[sane-devel] Listen =?

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Fri Oct 12 04:11:45 UTC 2012

merc1984 at f-m.fm writes:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012, at 16:33, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> Just make localhost the only entry in your /etc/sane.d/saned.conf.
>> BTW, a Listen directive is normally used to restrict the *ports* on
>> which a daemon listens, not the hosts that are allowed to connect.  To
>> restrict the ports, use the data_portrange option.  For details on the
>> configuration see the saned manual page.

>   Everyone misunderstands my question. I am not wanting to limit
>   -access- to only localhost.

Sorry for misreading your question.

>   I want the daemon (in network mode) to only -bind- to .
>   Not any other IP.
>   And listen or bind are variously the correct directives, depending
>   on the daemon.

There's no documented way of doing this.  You could check the code but I
don't think this is supported.  Feel free to contribute a patch ;-)

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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