Re: Please help with IP Aliasing
I only have 1 main IP address (actually 5, but only one is used),
and I host a number of domains for web space and mail....
I use Apache, and Qmail....
Both are really good for Virtual Hosting....
On Wed, 1 Jul 1998, Ian Eure wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 01, 1998 at 02:55:39PM +0000, Andy Spiegl wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I am currently setting up a Mail and Webserver (hamm, 2.0.33). I have got
> > a whole package of 256 IP addresses that I want to assign to this server.
> > In the NET-3-HOWTO I read that I have to set it up like this:
> Why do you want to give the machine 256 ips? It's pointless unless you do
> webhosting, and there are better ways of doing that eg with apache's
> <VirtualHost> setup.
> The script you've shown should work, but a quicker way to do it would be:
> for ip in 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
> ifconfig eth0:$ip xxx.xxx.xxx.$ip netmask 255.255.255.0
> you do not need the route add -net after each eth0 alias.
> > [stuff deleted]
> > What I want seems to work this way, but I can't imagine that this
> > is the right way to do it. And if I will ever get another subnetwork
> > to add, how would I add it using the above method? I found that
> > eth0:255 is the highest possible virtual network number. So I
> > couldn't add any more?
> > All you network-gurus: Please give me a hint or any pointer as
> > to where I can find more info on that.
> | ian eure, network admin, freelance security consultant, and |
> | manically depressed paranoid schizophrenic, at your service. |
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