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 From:  Anders Hagman <anders dot hagman at netplex dot se>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Alias address and DHCP
 Date:  Fri, 12 Aug 2011 21:32:56 +0200
11 aug 2011 kl. 17:44 skrev Lee Sharp:

> On 08/11/2011 10:16 AM, Anders Hagman wrote:
>> Hi
>> 
>> Before I had a static address to my provider and a alias address on the WAN port.
>> The alias address is used to be able to reach my ADSL modem.
>> Now my provider has changed to DHCP and because of that I get a problem
>> after reboot.
>> The alias address is active on the interface before the dhcp address and therefor
>> will become the main address used for outgoing packets. I have to do a renew on
>> the WAN interface. This will remove the alias address and put just the dhcp address on
>> the interface. After that I have to manually configure the alias address again.
> 
> Quick answer is to toss in another nic, and plug it into the DSL device as well.  It will have an
address in the config subnet.
> 
Japp, You are probably right. But there is some kind of bug if an alias address is turned into
a main address if the main address is lost. You can see it as some kind of fallback but
it should return to alias if you get a new main address.


called "mono"?

BR
/Anders