Multiple static IPs

Jim Dixon jdd at
Wed Mar 3 10:13:15 PST 2004

On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Erik Sliman wrote:

> How do you give a computer multiple static IPs?
> I've tried many things, including the ifaliases setting in rc.conf:
>     ifconfig_vr0="inet netmask"
>     ifaliases_vr0=""
> but none seem to work.

It would help to know what kind of computer ;-)

On FreeBSD, as I recall, the syntax is

    ifconfig vr0 inet netmask
    ifconfig vr0 inet netmask alias

If you then do a
    ifconfig vr0
it will list all of the active aliases.

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