Subject: Re: IP Alias - how to?
To: Markus Illenseer <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/02/1996 08:15:15
On Mon, 2 Dec 1996 11:56:37 +0100 (MET) 
 Markus Illenseer <> wrote:

 >  This works, Jukka Marin gave me the "final" hint. It is not possible
 > to ping the alias-ed IP from the same host, from outside the same host, 
 > you can access the new virtual address just fine.

You need to explicitly add a route to the alias through localhost.  If
you use /etc/ifaliases, this will be done for you when /etc/netstart runs.

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