Multiple MAC addresses on a single interface

Alan Somers asomers at
Wed Feb 8 18:31:51 UTC 2017

It sounds like overkill, but if you put each PPPoE client in a
separate VIMAGE jail, then each one will get a separate vnet
interface, with distinct MACs.  They can be bridged to the same
physical interface.


On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 11:06 AM, Alex Dupre <ale at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to establish two PPPoE sessions on the same LAN using the same
> ethernet interface. The sessions are on different VLANs, but they are
> handled by the same AC that doesn't allow that both sessions are initiated
> by the same MAC address. Is there a way to associate two MAC addresses to a
> single physical interface (even by creating a virtual interface linked to
> the physical one) and so have VLANs on different mac addresses, without
> forcing the use of a secondary physical interface?
> --
> Alex Dupre
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