Routing and bandwidth problem
neilcuk at aol.com
Wed May 5 14:44:46 UTC 2004
rpaiz at simpaticus.com wrote:
> At 07:33 5/5/2004, you wrote:
>> > Linux can run multiple IPs on a single adapter by using aliases in the
>> > config, and then using the traffic shaper utils you can set bandwidth
>> > for each.
>> Actually, if he hooks the four tennents and the router to a five port
>> switch, the tennents won't be able to sniff anything but the broadcast
> It seems to me that this would work perfectly *if* each tenant either
> configures all their machines with static IP addresses or has some
> other way of handing out IP addresses. I do not see how to use DHCP to
> assign the 192.168.1.0/24 block to Tenant #1, the 192.168.2.0/24 block
> to Tenant #2, etc. via DHCP on a single server if all of them are
> coming in via a switch.
> Once everyone has an IP address, this is great. But how to assign them?
You could make it a condition that each of them supply you the MAC
address of their machines and use DHCP to assign addresses based on them
- or you assign each of them a block of ranges they can use and
configure them themselves.
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