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Re: [Q] how to set virtual IP on AS 4



On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 12:00:37AM -0500, Gaddis, Jeremy L. wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, m roth2006 rcn com wrote:
> >>eth0:0 should typically work just fine.  Does Webmin do fun things with it
> >>like eat up your eth0 settings instead? :)
> >>
> >Nope - it simply won't allow it. I mentioned it to the other sysadmin I 
> >work with, and he said eth0:0 was a bad idea, that it would likely got for 
> >eth0 itself.
> 
> What won't allow it?  Webmin or RH?  Can you provide something more 
> specific than "he said eth0:0 was a bad idea"?  Years of firsthand 
> experience using eth0:0 tells me to call "bullshit" on this one.

I think he meant Webmin won't allow it.  I cannot confirm nor deny that, but
most of us have all used :0 plenty and know it's safe to use.

Hey, if you want to start at :1, fine by me! :)

Ray



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