IP Aliasing.

Joe Karthauser joe at pavilion.net
Wed Mar 15 11:18:14 GMT 2000

On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 11:06:13AM +0000, Guy Harper wrote:
> Hello folks,
> I have a query regarding setting up IP aliasing on freebsd 3.2
> Running linux, I would compile in the ip_alias module, and then type
> ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.1.?? netmask broadcast
> route add -host 192.168.1.?? dev eth0:1
> but BSD suggests that interface eth0:1 does not exist..

Take a look in /etc/defaults/rc.conf, there's an example of how to set
up an alias. Copy this line to /etc/rc.conf (making the necessary changes).


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