Lyris User's Guide
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Problems with Multiple TCP/IP Addresses
Table of Contents
Introduction
Email Commands
Web Interface for Users
Server Administrator
Site Administrator
List Administrator
Other Topics
Add-On Packages
Installing and Upgrading
Installing Lyris List Manager
Installing Lyris List Manager on Unix
Mail Server Coexistence
Upgrading to Lyris List Manager from Another List Manager
Troubleshooting
Problems running the Web Interface
Problems starting the Lyris List Manager Server
Problems with Multiple TCP/IP Addresses
Reinstalled Windows NT, Now Web Interface No Longer Works
Lyris List Manager Does Not Respond to Email I Send it
Finding NT Memory Leaks
Hard Disk Defraggers
Appendix
Frequently Asked Questions

Problems with Multiple TCP/IP Addresses

If you have multiple TCP/IP addresses on your machine, some of which have reverse DNS defined, and some which do not, you can tell Lyris List Manager to only uses the TCP/IP addresses which have reverse DNS defined.

To do this, you use the "tcpip" command line option.

For example, if you have three TCP/IP addresses, say:

    207.90.101.4
    207.90.101.5
    207.90.101.6

And the last one, 207.90.101.6, does not have reverse DNS defined, then you want Lyris List Manager to only use the first two. To do this, you would run the following command:

    lyris tcpip 207.90.101.4 207.90.101.5 127.0.0.1

Each TCP/IP address is separated by a space. Note: We added the TCP/IP address "127.0.0.1" to the end. This is very important: the web interface talks to the Lyris List Manager server over the 127.0.0.1 TCP/IP address (note: 127.0.0.1 means "localhost", or this machine). If you do not list 127.0.0.1 as a TCP/IP address for Lyris List Manager to use, your web interface will no longer work (it will say "server unavailable"). If you absolutely do not want to have Lyris List Manager use 127.0.0.1, you can make your web interface work by changing the server_ip= line of the lyris.plc file. See TCP/IP Address of Lyris List Manager.

You can reset Lyris List Manager to automatically use all TCP/IP addresses (the default) with the command line command:

    lyris tcpip

When using multiple TCP/IP addresses, it is important to remember that the TCP/IP address Lyris List Manager expects the Activation Code to be bound to is not necessarily one of the TCP/IP addresses Lyris List Manager is configured to listen to. To determine which of your machine's TCP/IP addresses Lyris List Manager expects the Activation Code to be bound to, use the "gettcpip" command line option:

    lyris gettcpip

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