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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 11:41:29 +0100
From:      Frank Bonnet <f.bonnet@esiee.fr>
To:        Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Transparent redirect to another interface ?
Message-ID:  <45DEC4D9.5070709@esiee.fr>
In-Reply-To: <F7E10B6B-20A2-438A-A5FC-FBFEA3E1457B@mac.com>
References:  <45DD84C1.70308@esiee.fr> <F7E10B6B-20A2-438A-A5FC-FBFEA3E1457B@mac.com>

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Chuck Swiger wrote:

> Configuring the two interfaces with two different IP addresses is no 
> problem at all, presuming that these IP addresses reside in different 
> subnets.  If both IPs reside in the same subnet, you are better off 
> configuring the second IP as an alias on the first interface, and using 
> the second NIC for some other purpose.
> 
> You can do other things, such as using ng_fec to perform "port 
> trunking", or using IPFW or some other thing to manually force traffic 
> out of the other interface, but it's unlikely to result in much benefit.
>
Thanks for the infos , I'll try the port trunking if it is compatible
with Cisco switches ?



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