one server with two ip address

Daniel A. A. alive at
Sat Jul 7 13:20:26 UTC 2007

Eric Crist wrote:
> On Jul 6, 2007, at 7:21 PMJul 6, 2007, Daniel A. A. wrote:
>> Ray wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I have a production server with two network interfaces.  The primary 
>>> interface is up and running. (DHCP from the local Telco) The second 
>>> interface is installed, but not yet active. It will run on a local 
>>> network only. Can I do something as simple as ifconfig  nfe1 
>>> to give myself access to the internal network? As this is a 
>>> production server, I don't want to just play with it too much.  Thanks,
>>> Ray
>> You'd have to
>> ifconfig nfe1 netmask ###.###.###.###
>> But don't worry - If you mistype, or make some other error (Like 
>> forgetting to specify the gateway for the connection), nothing 
>> happens. You'll just get an error printed to stdout and the netif 
>> will remain untouched.
> You can shorten that command using CIDR notation as well:
> ifconfig nfe1
> Eric Crist
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