samba how to listen on specific IP only

This is useful for security purposes especially on a server which may have a public IP assigned to it but has a second NIC for the LAN.

Here is how you edit smb.conf:

[global]

interfaces = 192.168.1.50
bind interfaces only = yes

As you can see above it will only listen on 192.168.1.50 and remind to keep the "bind interfaces only" option.


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