Re: Alias eth0:0 in Redhat 7.2

From: rich+ml@lclogic.com
Date: Sat Mar 16 2002 - 16:22:26 EST


Hi, try copying existing /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 to
ifcfg-eth0:1, edit DEVICE=eth0:1 and ADDRESS=192.168.0.25, then 'ifup
eth0:1'. Worked for me == Rich

On Sat, 16 Mar 2002, Arshad Mahmood wrote:

> Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 20:50:00 +0500 (PKT)
> From: Arshad Mahmood <amahmood@isb.sdnpk.org>
> To: linux-net@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Alias eth0:0 in Redhat 7.2
>
>
> Hi everybody,
>
> I am trying to apply alias IP to eth0 on my system having Red Hat 7.2
> installed. But it does not accept that alias (eth0:0).
>
> Please note that eth0 is functioning in a proper way. Its IP is
> 192.168.168.12
>
> I want to add an alias eth0:0 having IP address of 192.168.0.25
>
> I do it in the following way
>
> ~# neat &
>
> A Network Configuration window opens
>
> Click on devices Tab
> Click on eth0
> and click copy
> Another device having nick "eth0Copy0" was formed.
>
> Now I edit "eth0Copy0"
>
> Apply the IP aaddress 192.168.0.25 to it and in Hardward tab check
> "Enable Device Alias Support"
>
> I save all changes. When I quit and restart the network service no eth0:0
> appaears on the out put of "ifconfig".
>
>
> Please help me. It was very simple to add an alias in Redhat 6.2.
>
> But I am unable to to add alias(eth0:0) to eth0 in Redhat 7.2.
>
> Many thanks in advance.
>
> Regards,
>
> Arshad Mahmood.
>
>
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