Applications snapped using strict confinement have no network access by default. The
network interface allows all outbound network access from the application as a client. Should the application bind to a port, for example to run a server, then the
network-bind interface should also be used.
network-bind interfaces are automatically connected on installation, and require no additional store review to be used.
apps: client: command: bin/client-application plugs: - network frontend: command: bin/server-application plugs: - network - network-bind
Further network-related interfaces are typically not required, unless the application needs to interrogate or control network interfaces, or manage the local firewall. Most of these are not automatically connected, but can be manually connected by the end user. In addition, the publisher may request auto-connection of these interfaces via a snapcraft forum thread.
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