Re: How do I use 2 interfaces for different applications?
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: defcon <defconoii gmail com>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: How do I use 2 interfaces for different applications?
- Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 14:51:20 -0400
On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 14:43 -0700, defcon wrote:
> I have a work-internal access point and a work-public access point and
> I want to be able to browse the internet on the work-internal
> accesspoint with my zd1211 wireless card and download files via
> torrent with the work-public interface. I am able to connect to both
> at the same time but how do I use 1 interface per application or
> specify which application gets which interface. Any documentation
> would be appreciated
This would require support from the application itself to bind to a
specific local IP address. You can't use IP routing here because with
bittorrent, you'll be trying to contact a huge number of IP addresses in
all different subnets. Thus, the application itself has to be smart
enough to do the required magic at a socket/TCP level I think.
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