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Setting up IP Aliasing on A Linux Machine Mini-HOWTO

Harish Pillay


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Revision History
Revision 1.22001-01-26Revised by: JEY
Revision 1.12001-01-24Revised by: JEY
Revision 1.01997-01-13Revised by: HP

This is a cookbook recipe on how to set up and run IP aliasing on a Linux box and how to set up the machine to receive e-mail on the aliased IP addresses.

Table of Contents
1. My Setup
2. Commands
3. Troubleshooting: Questions and Answers
3.1. Question: How can I keep the settings through a reboot?
3.2. Question: How do I set up the IP aliased machine to receive e-mail on the various aliased IP addresses (on a machine using sendmail)?
4. Acknowledgements