Subject: Re: New installation report
To: William Carrel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christopher P. Gill <email@example.com>
Date: 05/28/1999 03:05:52
On Thu, 27 May 1999, William Carrel wrote:
> I don't know about your ADSL service, but my service here from USWest works
> with DHCP. So the IP addresses are assigned dynamically. All I've done is
> started running dhclient on my NetBSD boxes and on my linux/ppc box. And
> everything is set to go.
Here, Bell Atlantic gives static IP addresses for DSL users. That might
change, but for now it's cool :-)
> This is confusing, so I'll try to reiterate. Setup dhclient.conf to get an
> address for 'sn0' 'ae0' or whatever your ethernet interface is. Then also set
> it to alias an internal network IP (192.168.x.x, 10.x.x.x, etc.). I forget
> exactly what the .conf looks like, but if you read the man pages/howto's they
> explain exactly about this kind of setup with aliasing a second address.
OK, it sounds like your internal network (based on the 'private' IP
address ranges) can exist separately of the external net, and then your
interface also gets a second 'public' address by DHCP. I'll pass on
vizualising the file specifics for now.
On Fri, 28 May 1999, Michael G. Schabert wrote:
> Yes, this is very doable :). You'd use /etc/ifaliases to set the secondary
> IP addie. You need to create a file /etc/ifaliasesif it doesn't exist.
> It should be in the form:
> address interface netmask
> 192.168.1.1 sn0 255.255.255.0
> That way, you'd get the "real" IP for the Ethernet card from the DHCP in
> the cable box, but the 192 IP would also be active on that interface. The
> rest of the IPNAT HowTo should work as normal. I have a static IP so I
> don't remember what to put in ipnat.conf for dynamic ones offhand.
I've got a static IP address here too. I guess I'd just have
/etc/ifaliases as you show above.
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