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Re: Please help with IP Aliasing

On Wed, Jul 01, 1998 at 10:30:46AM -0700, Ian Eure wrote:
> 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.

You can't do virtual FTP domains without IPs, and not all browsers
support the virtual-host-by-name stuff that Apache has (but obviously
all the modern ones do).

> you do not need the route add -net after each eth0 alias.

You can't ping the local alias without it, but that's not tragic.

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