Re: Alias eth0:0 in Redhat 7.2

From: Tuan Hoang (tuan@hoang.homeip.net)
Date: Sun Mar 17 2002 - 12:40:32 EST


Must be a problem with the neat tool.
Alias eth0:0 != eth0. They can have separate addresses.
You can test that manually with either ifconfig or ip.

Tuan

On Sat, 16 Mar 2002, Tim Walberg wrote:

> Try eth0:1 - IIRC, eth0:0 == eth0, so additional aliases
> must start at :1.
>
> tw
>
>
> On 03/16/2002 20:50 +0500, Arshad Mahmood wrote:
> >>
> >> 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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