[CentOS] Multiple IP Address

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Sat Sep 15 14:48:40 UTC 2007

Brett Serkez wrote:
> > I have only assumed it is the address that matches it's 
> host name, which
> > is why I always configure that in the /etc/hosts file.
> Right, one would think so, but this doesn't seem to effect 
> this behavior either.
> Shutting down and start up OpenVPN immediately effects the behavior,
> indicating this behavior is dynamic.   I've been searching for a way
> to effect this behavior, perhaps in a configuration file
> (/etc/sysconfig... or /proc/...) with no luck so far.

I should have asked this, but what do you mean by the default IP on
a multi-homed host?

I am unsure whether there is a default IP at all and the routing table
decides which interface depending on the source and destination IP
addresses used on the host.


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