[Shorewall-users] Aliases are added to the loopback?

Tom Eastep teastep@shorewall.net
Wed, 1 May 2002 12:55:26 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)


On Wed, 1 May 2002, Val Vechnyak wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I am new to shorewall and have a newbie question.
>
> When shorewall is adding IP aliases (which it finds in NAT table) it seems
> to be adding aliases to the loopback.  Is this done for a particular reason?
>

It adds the address on whichever interface is named in the INTERFACE
column.

> Also, when I do ifconfig -a I dont see the aliases.  is there a way to see
> them?

ip addr show <interface>

-Tom
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