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 From:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] IP-aliasing
 Date:  Sat, 24 Dec 2005 10:41:42 -0600
James W. McKeand wrote:
> Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
>> hmmmm.....
>> does someone know if there is anything planed (IP-aliasing / RIP2)
>> for the future? I want to stay by this great monowall project but I
>> have to look to my dependencies. So it were nice to know if monowall
>> is going in such way. 
> There is a mechanism for adding multiple IPs to the WAN interface -
> Server NAT. This allows you to add additional IPs - they need to be in
> the same subnet as the IP assigned to the WAN interface. These
> additional IPs could then be used for Inbound NAT rules. Proxy ARP may
> be necessary depending on your config.
> I think the above scenario is what many people call IP-aliasing. There
> is "true" aliasing, but m0n0wall does not directly support it in the
> WebGUI. Search the list archive, I think there is a way to do this by
> editing the config.xml directly. (Backup, edit, restore, reboot...)
> Hope this helps.
> _________________________________
> James W. McKeand

See also: http://doc.m0n0.ch/handbook/faq-ipalias.html