Subject: Re: how do I configure PPP to do this?
To: John F. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brad Salai <email@example.com>
Date: 10/23/1997 09:07:05
At 8:21 AM -0400 10/23/97, John F. Woods wrote:
>I have what must be a fairly typical setup: a PPP link to my ISP which has
>assigned me a static IP address; a local class C network (a real allocation,
>not one of the nonrouted networks) for my home Ethernet (doesn't EVERYONE
>have Ethernet in their homes?).
>I would like for outgoing connections to come from "my" network,
>rather than from the PPP address. I've tried adding an alias by
>putting it in /etc/ifaliases, but it doesn't appear to stick;
>netstat -i reports no additional addresses on the ppp interface after
>it comes up. If I add the alias after ppp is up, the alias appears,
>but connections are still branded with the original ppp address.
>There must be SOME way of getting the effect that I want (short of
>using a dedicated router). (What I'm trying to avoid is other systems
>getting offended when my system claims to be "jfwhome.funhouse.com"
>when a reverse-IP lookup proves that its name is "funhouse-gw.ultra.net".)
I _think_ that your isp has to add a route to your network via your static
dialup ip address.
Once you take care of that, you are prolly all set on your end.
Of course I could be all wet on this.
Stephen B. Salai Phone (716) 325-5553
Cumpston & Shaw Fax (716) 262-3906
Two State Street email firstname.lastname@example.org
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