Bug 11154 - Only 10 ip aliases allowed per interface
Only 10 ip aliases allowed per interface
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-05-01 15:46 EDT by Eric Jorgensen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-05 17:34:35 EDT
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Description Eric Jorgensen 2000-05-01 15:46:51 EDT
Linuxconf only allows the administrator to enter 10 ip aliases per
interface. 10 is probably OK for most users but the kernel limit is 255,
and the linuxconf limit is a hinderance when running for example several
ftp servers on the same system. - requires administrator to use netcfg
(which past experience suggests is not sane) or manually create ifcfg-
eth0:11 on up.
Comment 1 Eric Jorgensen 2000-05-05 17:34:59 EDT
I'm sorry, i really hadn't noticed you can have multiple aliases on one line.
my fault. a thousand apologies. gimme a snailmail address, I'll send
cookies . . .

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