Re: ip aliasing, virtual interfaces and incorrect source addresses...
Has this problem been reported to the linux kernel ppl? Has it been fixed?
It might also help to mention what versions are affected.
--- Tarragon Allen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 December 2003 08:23, Matthew Whitworth wrote:
> > I have a host (eth0 = 10.0.30.251) to which I recently added a virtual
> > interface (eth0:0 = 10.0.30.249). Now all traffic that originates from
> > this host has the source address of eth0:0, which is causing some problems
> > with a firewall that I don't control.
> Annoying isn't it?
> Try setting the second IP address as an alias on the *loopback* adapter, ie:
> lo:0. Use a bitmask of 255.255.255.255 otherwise strange things may happen.
> This should force the system to only use the "real" address for outgoing
> requests, but it will still accept connections to the aliases address.
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