On 5 Oct 1998, Viljo Hakala wrote:
> > last week, as I prepared to move one of my machines seamlessly from
> > one IP address to another, while still retaining limited compatibility
> That's called IP ALIASING..rtfm ifconfig & route=)
Thanks, I was halfway there... No problem with the alias for the same
However, adding the routes with the source address to appear as I wish
seems to be a problem. I presume you mean the -ifa option to route?
Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to make any difference, with the
connects always originating from the first configured (old) IP address.
It could be that I need to bang my head against TFM a bit more, or it
could be that I need to take a few more risks, but with the machine
I'm working on far away, I tend to err on the side of caution...
I certainly won't rule out the probable operator error.
I'll go back to sleeping on TFM and see if anything else pops to mind.
Or maybe I'll give up and fire up a second network card...
Barry ``NO E-MAIL DAMMIT THANKYOU'' Bouwsma
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