[Nottingham] NIC MACs aliases & IP aliases

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Thu May 14 19:27:55 UTC 2009

Martin wrote:
> Martin wrote:
>> OK folks,
>> likely a rather silly question...
>> Just as you can have IP aliases for a NIC...
>> Can multiple MACs be spoofed for a single NIC?
>> For example, can one NIC port be made to appear to be multiple physical 
>> ports to a network switch?
> In this instance, it really does look like it can't be done with linux!

Kernel patch or some other way of trying this?

I hope NLUG are not completely stumped on this one!

(OK, so I ain't got a clue!)


(And I haven't got space for adding additional NICs :-( )

Any firewall boxes available that have x6 individual NIC ports?!


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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