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Defining Alias Interfaces

RedHat supports the configuration of alias interfaces via network scripts of the for “

” as described in the documentation here:

Additionally there is undocumented support for alias ranges. Using a single network script of the form “

” a set of alias interfaces can be defined. This if very handly when setting up several aliases on a web server.

Here’s a sample config file named “ifcfg-eth0-range0”:

Alias interfaces can be manually activated/deactivated with “

” or “