restrict memcache to IP-number

Philip Neustrom philipn at
Fri Sep 15 07:04:05 UTC 2006

The -l flag for memcached allows it to bind to a loopback IP address
( or a local address, in which case no one outside your
machine or local network could connect.  The default value is
INDRR_ANY, which allows any IP address associated with the server to
be used to connect to the machine.

--Philip Neustrom

On 9/14/06, Johannes Fosseus <johannes.fosseus at> wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm new to the memcache technology, installed this week and I have run
> some tests in my dev-server and it works fine so far.
> Questions:
> Can anybody use my memcache server only if they have my IP-number?
> Are there any documentation to the memcache other then
> / Johannes - sweden

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