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Date:      Wed, 11 Sep 1996 09:09:02 PDT
From:      Bill Fenner <>
To:        Jos Vissers <>
Subject:   Re: Why does arp not work when ip-alias installed 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 11 Sep 96 05:07:04 PDT." <> 

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In message <> you write:
>We have a network with several Livingston portmaster and a
>cisco router as gateway. Most of the dial-up ip addresses are on
>the same class c network as the servers and therefore arp -a
>should give the ethernet address of the portmaster for an
>address that is in use.
>It does on machines without an ip-alias.
>It doesn't on machines with ip-aliases.

Are machines with IP aliases still able to contact these hosts?
What does "netstat -nr" show on the machines with aliases?  Could
you give us a more complete description of your configuration,
including the commands that you use to add the aliases and the
"netstat -nr" from both the working machines and the non-working


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