From: Burak BASKAN (burak_at_duslersokagi.com)
Date: Sun 08 Dec 2002 - 00:58:50 GMT
Uses bind(2) on the local socket to bind it to an aliased
(see ifconfig(8) and the â€˜â€˜aliasâ€™â€™ specifier) or to the
of another interface than the one naturally chosen by
This can be useful when connecting to services which use
addresses for authentication and reconfiguration of the server
undesirable (or impossible).
> On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 09:33:16PM +0000,
> > [burak@vserver:vs1 home]telnet -b 188.8.131.52
> > Trying 184.108.40.206...
> just curious,
what does the -b option do?
> (my telnet does not have that option
> > telnet: connect
to address 220.127.116.11: Operation not permitted
> > bind problem looks still occurs??