Interface aliases

Olivier Nicole on at
Wed Jun 29 01:26:25 GMT 2005

> As a general rule, you should have one IP per NIC.  Putting
> thousands of IP addresses on a single box is a misuse of limited IP
> space, unless you are using RFC-1918 addresses.  What is the actual
> problem you are trying to solve?

That is not true.

As a web hosting company, you may want to have one IP per web site (to
allow SSL for example) but all hosting on a single machine.


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