bind-to-interface option

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Nov 24 10:50:17 AEDT 2015

On Sun, 22 Nov 2015, David Ahern wrote:

> Hi:
> The openssh suite of commands have an option to specify address (e.g,
> ListenAddress for sshd) but I do not see support for bind-to-interface.
> The motivating use case for me is using openssh commands (sshd, ssh, scp,
> sftp) with the recent VRF capability added to the Linux kernel. The VRF design
> relies on the bind-to-interface option to select the correct routing tables.
> Before I started working on patches I wanted to get a sense of whether it
> would be accepted.

What's wrong with the existing BindAddress option?

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