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From Markus Jelsma <markus.jel...@openindex.io>
Subject Re: Documents not added if bind address != used host
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:22:30 GMT
Jens, Robert, thanks!

> On Aug 31, 2011, at 1:38 PM, Markus Jelsma wrote:
> 
> Is it considered a feature to be able to end up in this mess - starting two
> instances but getting different data depending on bind address?
> 
> It’s just a general capability of IP — being able to listen on a specific
> interface. You have a server listening on the loopback interface only, and
> another bound to your primary interface. The two instances won't even know
> about each other, they’re just independent processes. And yes, this is
> considered very useful in some circumstances, like if a server has two
> network interfaces with a different IP address on each one and wants to
> run the same service (but a different instance of it) at each address.
> 
> —Jens

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