Odd aliasing question
dave.list at pixelhammer.com
Fri Mar 21 07:45:29 PDT 2008
> DAve wrote:
>> I've looked but found no examples to give me confidence. While I have
>> lots of servers running alias IPs the IPs are all on the same network.
>> I've have been informed by my network admin that we will need to
>> change the IPs of our legacy name servers (we are just dragging them
>> along for a time, new name servers are up and domains are being moved
>> to them).
>> Currently the IP of ns2 is 220.127.116.11, this needs to change to
>> 18.104.22.168. The network admin is telling me he will have the router
>> for that NOC cage handle both IPs no problems. However I need to
>> continue answering the old IP until clients can get their equipment
> This will work fine.
>> Can I alias 22.214.171.124 once I change the NIC's IP to 126.96.36.199
>> with a default route of 188.8.131.52?
>> What netmask would use for the alias line?
> Whatever you currently use for those IPs.
Well whaddaya know. Seems non intuitive to me but I'll give it a shot
and use 0xffffffff same as any other alias.
>> This seems not possible to me, but you can learn something new
> I've been supporting servers for about 10 years and I'm still learning
> :) Thats why its still fun.
I don't know about fun, interesting for certain ;^)
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