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Date:      Mon, 9 Sep 1996 17:49:47 +0200 (IST)
From:      Nadav Eiron <>
To:        Rob Buchanan <>
Subject:   Re: Multi host web server on FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Mon, 9 Sep 1996, Rob Buchanan wrote:

> I need to add another ip address to our FreeBSD 2.1 web server.  I am
> running Apache 1.1.1 and will soon be adding urls with a different ip
> address.  I don't want to rely on Apache's non-ip virtual hosting
> because it would not be transparent to all browsers.  Do I need to add
> another ethernet card or is there another way to serve more than one ip
> address on the same FreeBSD server?
Use IP aliases, like so:
ifconfig de0 inet <ip-address> netmask alias

This will add an alias address to an existing interface (de0 in this 
example). Note that the mask should be all 1-s.

> Thanks
> Rob Buchanan

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