Next Previous Contents

IP aliases configuration


With the evolution of the Internet and the power of the micro-computers, it is now possible and useful for a computer to act as many, faking several servers in one box. The trick to achieve this is to let the machine respond to more IP numbers. We are calling them IP aliases.

1. Defining aliases

2. Using names

3. Defining ranges

4. How many aliases can Linux handle

5. A step by step example

Next Previous Contents