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Re: [suse-security] multiple ip adresses per network adapter?
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 15:26:45 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.05.10005091521540.8273-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> 1) Is it possible to assign multiple ip adresses to a single
> network adapter?

This questions had been posted here some month ago. So, please check the
mailinglist archive for more informations.

wintermute:~ # ifconfig eth0:0
wintermute:~ # ifconfig eth0:0
eth0:0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:80:48:AF:6E:FC
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
Interrupt:5 Base address:0x220

> listening to the same port?
> Maybe I should ask if it is possible to have different (ip-based)
> "port spaces" where different processes listen to the same port
> but for a different ip address?

sure, it's common practice for sshd on firewalls/routers and alike.

Thomas Biege, SuSE GmbH, Schanzaeckerstr. 10, 90443 Nuernberg
E@mail: thomas@xxxxxxx Function: Security Support & Auditing
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