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 From:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 To:  "'Alex Bihlmaier'" <thalunil at kallisti dot de>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] IP Aliases question
 Date:  Tue, 20 Jul 2004 16:06:53 -0400
Not without VLAN support - which is in 1.1b16 - and an infrastructure that
can support 802.1Q VLANs.
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James W. McKeand

-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Bihlmaier [mailto:thalunil at kallisti dot de] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 3:40 PM
Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] IP Aliases question

James W. McKeand wrote:

> Alias in the Firewall section is for creating placeholders for IP address.
> So if you change the IP of a host, you do not have to edit all the 
> rules associated with the host, just edit the alias. Take a look at 
> the note on the Alias page.
> 
> Can you separate your IP networks to two physical networks by moving 
> one IP network to a separate switch/hub? Are you using managed network 
> gear that will allow you to create segments (I think this is the
definition of VLAN)?

Ah. Aliases is not an IP Aliasing. Okay, so no problem.
Is there no there possibility to assign multiple IPs to the LAN interface
(except the /exec.php stuff with ifconfig <int> ip alias)


Thalunil

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