Subject: Re: Unnumbered interfaces and routing entries
To: Michael C. Richardson <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/19/1998 17:42:46
"Michael C. Richardson" <> writes:

>   The routing requirement spec says that you simply have to have a designated
> IP address which is the "router ID" that goes on unnumbered interfaces. Cisco
> has some kludge to set it, but it could be a sysctl variable on NetBSD.

I actually have code that sets the "default" IP address for a host.  I use
this when I have a local IP address, but want to use one of the interface's
aliases for all outgoing connections instead of the "physical" IP address.