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Assigning Multiple Addresses to a Network Interface

Oct 11, 2008, 18:07 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"One thing ip can do that ifconfig cannot is assign multiple addresses to a single network interface. ifconfig can assign multiple aliases, such as eth0:0, eth0:1, and so forth, but then you must give each alias a separate configuration as though they are separate physical interfaces."

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