Subject: Re: Lots of ip addr aliases, best way?
To: Peter Eisch <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/25/2002 10:01:27
>I want/need to terminate a /15 to a box (perhaps 10.126/15).  My application
>will then look at the dest_add on the socket to determine how to process
>that particular connection.  Specifically, I'm spoofing HP-OpenView without
>affecting the existing OpenView SNMP polling mechanism to where the queries
>are relayed or tunneled via a SSL/SOAP call to a module that forwards the
>SNMP polling to the agent on the remote host.
>I'm good on all the other details but I'd like to avoid 128k aliases on an
>interface if there's a better way to do it.  I've tried routing that network
>to, but the loopback doesn't know which interface to dump it back
>out.  Is there a pseudo interface that will do this kind of thing for me?

use a tun interface and do the routing for the /15 in userspace?

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