[ILUG] IP aliases...
jerry at aardvark.ie
Tue May 22 10:34:21 IST 2001
On BSD you'd your `ifconfig` or set it in your /etc/rc.conf which would use
The syntax is:
ifconfig xl0 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.255 alias
ifconfig xl0 192.168.0.3 netmask 255.255.255.255 alias
ifconfig xl0 192.168.0.4 netmask 255.255.255.255 alias
At 10:28 22/05/01 +0100, you wrote:
> Could people that have used a few distributions help me out here...I'm
>wondering how different OSes handle the addition of virtual IP addresses.
>RedHat has a nice simple way of doing it (for the user) - but the
>implementation is quite complex. You have an ifcfg-eth0-rangeN file,
>which contains something like;
> Where N is a range number. This would give sixteen IP aliases in the
>172.24.50.16/28 network. How do BSD/Debian etc. do it ?
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