Subject: Re: IP distribution across multiple NICs
To: tester 777 <>
From: Jon Lindgren <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/10/2001 06:55:38
On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, tester 777 wrote:


> as a secondary concern, it would also be nice to associate more than one IP 
> with a *single* nic for hosting multiple-domain content (though i know the 
> nature of the TCP/IP protocal might make this difficult).  To really go 
> wild, it would be incredibly powerful to combine these two attributes (5 ips 
> evenly distributed across 3 nics for example).
> if anyone has seen documentation or knows of a way to execute anything i've 
> mentioned, i'd sure like to hear from you.

For this second concern, look at IP aliases, which are defined with the
'ifconfig' command.  You can associate many IP addrs with a single,
physical interface using this method.

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