Re: ip aliasing, virtual interfaces and incorrect source addresses...
Wow! I tried the lo:0 trick and it worked like a charm. Thanks!
> 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
>> 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,
> lo:0. Use a bitmask of 255.255.255.255 otherwise strange things may
> This should force the system to only use the "real" address for outgoing
> requests, but it will still accept connections to the aliases address.