Most operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Macintosh
OS X, allow a computer to have multiple IP addresses on a single Network
Interface Card (NIC).
By default, your Traction server will report the IP address it detects
as active in this field.
If your server has multiple internet addresses, this allows you to restrict
Traction to answer only to a specified address. In order to bind to only
one address, you must specify the address and check the bind
Specifying the Server Name
The bind address above lets you control the actual IP address that Traction
However, you may want Traction to use a different address or host name
when it creates fully-qualified URLs to refer to resources on your server.
creates such fully-qualified URLs in generated email messages (like the
digest) and on certain other pages.
You might want to override the default Server Name if you:
Want to bind to a specific IP address, but print
URLs using a DNS name.
Need to bind to a private network address behind
your firewall (like 192.168.123.101), but print URLs using a public IP
(or DNS) address passed through the firewall.
Enter the address you want to use for URL generation in the Server Name
field. After you press apply, the text underneath will show the base URL
that will used.
Note: if your server is configured
to run on multiple ports with different security levels, you can use this
field to designate which URL base and port you would like Traction to
use for printing URLs. To do this, you can enter the complete base URL
into this address, including the protocol (http or https).