What is Bind in graylog

(seshagiri) #1

I am able to get log messages in Graylog. before that i have launched one syslog UDP Input and in that i have mentioned GraylogServer IP in Bind address field. What does this mean? Can i have in bind address as well? Little bit Confusing. Please give a brief analisys. Thanks in advance


Hello @seshagiri,

bind means any system can send to this input.
if you define an address like only this host is accepted at this input.

best regards

(seshagiri) #3

Got it. Thank you very much For Quick response.

(Jan Doberstein) #4

let me correct you just a little.

if you bind one input to it will listen on any network interface and all networks the Graylog server is corrected to. On the other hand, binding to a specific IP will let the input listen only on that IP and Port.

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