> The :1 sets up an "alias" for the interface. I am not certain how this
> applies to IRIX.
David Zhu from Paranet writes:
:: If I am not mistaken, on IRIX 5.3 it is done by:
:: ifconfig le0 10.0.0.50
:: ifconfig le0 10.0.0.60 alias
> It may be possible to setup some sort of routing to (secondary) loopbacks
> in order to emulate a second ip address. Perhaps someone that's done this
>will tell.... I know how to do it on ciscos, but cisco's IOS is a bit different
> from Unix Router Daemons.
He further writes:
::Or you can setup your serial interface with PPP, but not really connected with
:: your network, so the routing daemon will listen to the two IP address on two
:: restart your in.routed after you make the change.
He sure is smart....
Now, I have to ask myself, what are some uses of multiples ip numbers on
one address? I see the usefulness for servers, like FTP, Web, etc...; but how
about for Security and Breach detection?
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