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Date:      Wed, 07 Mar 2012 16:59:21 +0100
From:      Bas Smeelen <b.smeelen@ose.nl>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Network interface aliasing?
Message-ID:  <4F5785D9.8050903@ose.nl>
In-Reply-To: <4F577D9E.4020705@olivent.com>
References:  <4F577312.7070500@gmail.com> <4F577D9E.4020705@olivent.com>

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On 03/07/2012 04:24 PM, Mikel King wrote:
> On 3/7/12 9:39 AM, Brent Clark wrote:
>> Hiya
>>
>> I would like to ask.
>>
>> Is it possible to, do network interface aliasing. Im not talking about ip
>> aliasing.
>>
>> I basically want to bind one process to network interface vr0:0 and
>> another process to vr0:1.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Brent
>
> Brent,
>
> You can rename an interface to just about anything you wish. If the
> process allows for interface binding then you can use that new name.
>
> http://jafdip.com/index.php/2008/09/08/renaming-ethernet-interfaces-under-freebsd-7x/
>

This gives the interface a different name.
It does not create an alias name for the interface as far as I understand.

Kind regards,
Bas


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