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Old 06-08-2005, 09:58 PM   #1
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How to make Virtual IP address permenant with every reboot--------------


hello sir,
I am using a Redhat 9 machine with one ethernet card (with one IP address).
I had given a Virtual IP address to the same card using ifconfig command.
Now I can see both the IP addresses using ifconfig .

But whenever I reboot the system Only one IP address remains.

How to make both the IP addresses permanent with every reboot.


Thanks
 
Old 06-08-2005, 10:22 PM   #2
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Code:
ifconfig eth0 192.0.0.1 ...
ifconfig eth0:1 10.0.0.1 ...
if this is what you are talking about then you can add the script. it has been some time since i touched rh9 but on rhel2.1/3/4 and fc1/2/3 and the scripts are found in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

you should have an ifcfg-eth0 already. copy it to ifcfg-eth0:1 (cp ifcfg-eth0 ifcfg-eth0\:1) and then edit it with the appropriate information being sure to change DEVICE=eth0 to DEVICE=eth0:1

doing this should also allow for if[down|up] eth0:1 to work


...or you could just add your ifconfig for the virtIP to rc.local


hope this helps
 
Old 06-10-2005, 01:34 AM   #3
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Thank you very much sir

My Problem got solved in just 5 minutes with your suggestions.



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