Re: ip aliasing, virtual interfaces and incorrect source addresses...
In article <email@example.com>
>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.
I recomend using the ip command (in the iproute package) rather than
ifconfig and route. It allows you to control details that the other
For example, to set up a route to 10.0.30.0/24 using source address
ip route add 10.0.30.0/24 dev eth0 src 10.0.30.251
Blars Blarson firstname.lastname@example.org
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