On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 03:53:15PM +0100 or thereabouts, Barry Byrne wrote:
> > > How would I do this in FBSD, setting up an aliased ether to an Ip address? > > my current rc.conf file currently contains just the address of the > > machine, as such. > > ifconfig_rl0="inet 192.168.0.100 netmask 255.255.255.0" > Add something like: > > ifconfig_rl0_alias0="inet 192.168.0.200 netmask 0xffffffff" > to rc.conf Perfect solution, thank you for your geat input. > if you want to bring this up without rebooting, try > ifconfig rl0 alias 192.168.0.200 netmask 0xffffffff Right.. > Note. That the netmask is 0xffffffff if the alias is on the same subnet as > the original IP, if different, then use the appropriate submask for the new > alias. Yes, when I build these systems, I usually put them on the same subnet to keep it simple...unless I can't. Thanks very much Barry... In many ways, I find FBSD more powerful, yet more simple to use than Linux (at least so far).. <g> -- Gary Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the job done. Doing the job WRONG fourteen times gives you job security. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"