Re: 2 Network Cards
On Fri, 1 Feb 2008 21:54:37 -0500
"Douglas A. Tutty" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2008 at 06:37:04PM -0800, Raquel wrote:
> > Thanks, Doug. Yes. The "9"s are place-holders. I've not been
> > using the second nic because it wasn't needed. However, now I
> > want to host 2 different SSL hosts using named virtual hosts.
> > So, I need a second IP and I'm dipping into my range of IP
> > numbers.
> If they truely are on the same physical pice of wire, why not use
> virtual/aliases. Eg, instead of eth0 and eth1, you would have eth0
> and eth0:1 or something (never done it, check the man pages).
Don't I end up doing the same thing? I thought of aliasing eth0, but
why? I have a nic not being used in the machine and running another
wire from my switch to it will give me what I need. If I alias eth0
to eth0:1 I'd still need to assign eth0:1 another IP number. Right?
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