one computer two ip address

Mark Haney mhaney at
Mon Oct 27 21:44:24 UTC 2008

Donny George wrote:
> hello
> as a part of maintaining a computer both on a intra network(10th net) and
> also a bigger lan network can we assign the same pc two different ips. if so
> how is it possible
> will the etc/network/interfaces file play any role in this transition
> don

Do virtual interfaces.

i.e  (ifconfig eth0:1 <ip> netmask <> )  To set that up in the 
interfaces file, it's identical to the normal interface file, just the 
interface name will be different (eth0:1 instead of eth0).

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