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MySQL multihomed source IP

by AtmanActive (Novice)
on Nov 07, 2012 at 18:38 UTC ( #1002716=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
AtmanActive has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello all!

I'm wondering, is there a way to specify source IP address when connecting to remote MySQL via TCP (DBI/DBD) on multihomed machines.

Like 'bind to' option, or parameter or variable or something.



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Re: MySQL multihomed source IP
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 07, 2012 at 22:09 UTC

      Actually that won't work.

      If you're using DBD::mysqlPP you need to patch it to take LocalAddr and pass it along to Net::MySQL so it can pass it along to IO::Socket::INET

      bind-address= is supposed to work for libmysqlclient (ie DBD::mysql) but not all versions support this

      No, no, and no, host parameter is destination IP, ie to which IP to connect to, but I'm looking for source IP, ie from which IP to connect.

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