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The multihomed / multi-homed tag is for a single PC or server with multiple NICs connected to different networks or multiple vLans on a single NIC. Multiple NICs can present unique challenges and expose the sysAdmin to unexpected routing, even make a machine less secure.

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Routing Configuration for Multihomed Device

I have an issue with a multihomed device, which has to fulfill some specific requirements. I try to describe this question as neutral as possible and not to go into details of possible solutions up ...
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Wrong IP address returned for pfSense host name on a router with multiple LANs when using DNS Forwarder/Resolver

Question moved from StackOverflow: Running pfSense 2.4.4 (first saw the problem in 2.0.3) using DNS Forwarder or DNS Resolver for Split-DNS with multiple LANs. LAN1 is 10.10.10.0/24 and LAN2 is 192....
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Which ip is chosen as source ip when sending a multicast packet on a specific interface with multiple ip addresses?

I am trying to send a multicast packet on a network interface with multiple host ip addresses(lets say ips A and B). How can I specify the source ip field of said multicast packet to the host ip that ...
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Multiple server processes on a Multihomed machine with one process bound to 0.0.0.0

I develop a data broker service that repeats individual device data onto multihomed IP addresses on a single interface. Each repeat server is a separate process bound to a specific TCP IP and port (e....
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Internet failover on Cisco ASA 5500 series Primary ISP is on DHCP address and so is backup. Always defaults to backup

I had SLA MONITOR setup on my ASA and working fine for months. All traffic was routing through my primary connection. I rebooted my ASA after a firmware upgrade. When it came back, it would always ...
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How to force src-IP for outgoing connections on multihomed Linux Router

I have a Linux router multihomed: eth0: "Normal" unicast IP address, global reachable, a single default route eth1: Connected to an Internet Exchange, not global reachable, plenty of routes ...
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NFSv4 sharing directories over different NICs fails

i am surprised to run into problems with the following attempt: #/etc/exports /path/to/dir1 10.10.2.3 (...) /path/to/dir2 10.10.4.10 (...) # server host ip a eth0 10.10.2.20 eth1 10.10.4.20 # client ...
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How can I mount an NFSv4 export with multiple IPs

I have a Synology with 2 controllers exporting an NFSv4 share. The NFS export can be accessible via any of the 2 IPs (which are on different subnets). How on a CentOS/RHEL/Rocky Linux distro, can I ...
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Multihomed server

I have a server with 4 nic cards. I configured them to be on the same network. Ex: 10.10.1,1, 10.10.1.3, 10.10.1.5, 10.10.1.7. Will I need to configure a default gateway on all? Meaning, if I have set ...
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Multi-homing: do i need Route metrics for 2 interfaces of which only one can access the internet?

I have 2 multi-homed servers which, besides each being connected to the Internet via one of their NICs, they are also connected back-to-back to each other via their 2nd NIC. I use systemd-networkd to ...
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nginx and wordpress - site2.com need to load content of of site1.com/site2 without url change

I have 1st domain name site1.com - self-hosted wordpress and contains posts and pages. (everything good, no issue at all) I have 2nd domain name site2.com - nothing hosted (dns pointing to same server ...
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Sharing same IP across two NICs, to route one IP over dedicated NIC

I have a few hosts connected to the same switch, which are all on the same subnet (10.0.0.0/16). Two of these hosts have faster network interfaces so I have connected them together, meaning these two ...
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Windows 10 uses wrong NIC to reach certain IP addresses

I have two servers running Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB that seem to be using the wrong NICs. The network consists of 2 subnets. So each server has one NIC on the "main" network with Internet ...
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Secondary IP dropping traffic

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with two interfaces on separate vlans. I'm running a web server which is listening on both interfaces. From each of the lans I can connect to the web server. One of the ...
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Net Use Doesn't Work For Second NIC In Windows 7 Pro Computer

I have an Intel E1G42ET Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter installed in a Windows 7 Pro computer (NOT a Windows Server, just a plain old Windows 7 Pro computer). I have setup a 192.168.1.0 network ...
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How do I specify a preferred source address for IPv6 multihome clients?

My ISP provides an IPv6 prefix delegation but with a dynamic prefix. I want a publicly routed static prefix for some local services, so I also have a Hurricane Electric tunnel set up, which means ...
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Configure DNS servers on multi-homed EC2 instance running Windows 2016 server

I need help configuring DNS servers for a multi-homed EC2 instance running Windows 2016 server. This instance has 2 network interfaces attached to it, eth0 and eth1. I have setup routing policies to ...
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Multihomed Computers - wont communicate on a network

I have two multi-homed servers connected to each other via a private network and also via a public network. I cannot get traffic to go across the private network. The servers only use the public ...
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DNS Resolution fails on multihomed server

I have an odd issue with a freshly installed Win2012R2 server (Actually a VM running on VMWare). The server has 2 nics (Both enabled), one on VLAN101 the other on vlan102. The configuration: Nic0 IP ...
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troubleshooting default route on multihomed device

I'm trying to setup a multi-homed Debian system so that there is a default route per interface, not just a default route for the system. Its a well known setup, but I can't seem to get it to work and ...
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Multi-homed OpenBSD system: Policy based routing vs. mpath default routes

TL;DR Will OpenBSD policy based routing help with a multi-homed server/gateway situation? If so, how do I configure it? Long Form I'm managing an OpenBSD with two ISP links and VPN tunnels to ...
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ArchLinux multi home not responding on one interface

I have a bunch of kit in a DC running through Cisco ASAs - this isn't really working out as it relies on us creating, paying and waiting for tickets concerning out network config. I've been and ...
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Guide for using multiple consumer grade DSL

Consumer grade DSLs are way cheaper than getting at leased line, so for my building complex I am considering getting a bunch of DSLs instead of a leased line. I feel confident that I am not the first ...
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Unix: How to find the name of the ethernet interface through which I'm logged in

We have multihomed servers. And to simplify things, I would like to know the dns of the interface trough which I'm logged in. (e.g. to set PS1 thus it can be used in scp commands) My solution for ...
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How do I set up the default route on a Linux router with dual ISP links?

So, here's the situation. I have dual ISP links currently active and working for routing traffic from my network, with a very similar iptables setup to the accepted answer at Load balancing & NAT-...
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iptables and CONNMARK on ubuntu 14.04

How to enable connmark in netfilter in ubuntu 14. I see this post but I don't find the good module in Ubuntu 14.04. I use connmark for multiwan. My configuration run perfectly in debian 8. But no ...
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openvpn client restarts if default gateway is changed

I am running openvpn client in my system which connects to remote openvpn server via Internet. My system is connected to two networks (multi homed) wlan0 and ppp0. Both provides internet connectivity ...
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Multi-Homed AD servers. 1 for production, and 1 for management

In a multi-tenant environment, we have a client that is running a couple of active directory servers on servers that we manage for them. The servers are multi-homed for a primary network which is ...
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Windows 7 sending all packets to one nic

I have windows 7 with two nics, one default gateway set on nic1, and no default gateway on nic2. Nics are on different subnets. Nic1 is on 192.168.1.0/24 subnet, and nic2 is on 10.60.194.0/28 network. ...
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Multihomed VM workgroup attached to domain clients, resolution issues

hopefully someone here can help me out with this nightmare: I have a corporate network with ADDS, let's make believe this is a 192.168.10.x network. I have a server that runs 3 VMs (one APP server, ...
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Can't consistently ping both networks of multihomed host

I have a host which is multihomed, eth0 is on 172.31.254.0/24 and eth0.10 is on 172.31.253.0/24 . Obviously eth0.10 is a subinterface on vlan id 10. From this host I can succesfully ping hosts on ...
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AS number with two isolated networks

The company I work for have branches all over Europe and data centers in Sweden and Germany. In Sweden all sites are connected to each other via point-to-point links as well as each connected to ...
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Avoiding a multi-homed Domain Controller in a dual network environment

I'm trying to take over an old infrastructure and clean it up, but I'm running into some issues deciding on the new architecture. We have a set of around a dozen or two test/production servers in a ...
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Trying to setup Multi-Homing under Ubuntu12 but can only get 1 of 2 IP to accept requests

I am having an issue on some new servers that we are creating under Ubuntu 12 in a virtual box running under VMware(VSphere I believe). This is at an ISP not my desktop. I think that we have the same ...
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Citrix Receiver hangs at "Please wait for the Local Session Manager" and published application fails to launch

When a user tries to connect to a Citrix XenApp 6.0 published application on a Windows 2008 R2 server, Citrix Receiver hangs at "Please wait for the Local Session Manager..." Eventually it times out ...
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BGP Multi-Homed Cisco Routers Configure For Resilience But Separate Inbound Weight

I've got 2 Cisco routers, each with a single Internet feed, providing BGP with default route only, which allows us to advertise certain routes out each feed. We're not using the full DFZ because ...
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Transparent proxy cache on BGP multihome

Provider A have transparent caching with squid . In the situation which a client has multihome BGP with provider A and provider B then client does not send its outgoing traffic (upload) to provider ...
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Can't reach multi-homed Ubuntu from different subnet

I have a multi-homed Ubuntu 12.04 server. I have two network interfaces connected to two different IP ranges. 2: eth1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP qlen ...
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Multi-homed forward zone DDNS updates always sent out the same network interface

I have a multi-homed server 'dhcp1' with network interfaces '192.168.10.151' (eth0) and '192.168.0.151' (eth1). The machine is attempting to use DDNS with a name server 'ns1' having network interfaces ...
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DHCP Relay vs Multi-Homed DHCP Server

I'm sketching out a new network topology and I'm unsure of how to solve the issue of DHCP between two VLANs. 10.50.2.0/23 will hold the majority of our users, corporate wifi, printers etc. 10.250.3.0/...
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Dual Homed to speed communication between two servers

I have to RHEL 6.4 servers that each have 1000 Mbps Full Duplex NIC Cards. However, the switch between them is only 100 Mbps. Is there any downside to setting both servers up as dual-homed and use a ...
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iptables and CONNMARK on ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a multi-homed host. I am trying to use iptables to reroute HTTP packets coming in to a certain IP address to another IP address. From Googling, I believe it is necessary on ...
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DHCP clients: Where is the hostname going to come from

We are building a private cloud here, VMs have at least 2 NICs, sometimes 3 or 4, each may be statically configured for IPv4 and/or IPv6 or be configured by DHCP or a combo of the two. Yes it's a ...
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Postfix: "hostname x does not resolve to address y" warning even though it does

Postfix log shows lots of these: warning: hostname client.lab.lan does not resolve to address 192.168.1.153 Yet a DNS lookup from the server shows that it does resolve: # nslookup client.lab.lan ...
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Simple Multihomed Linux Server Issue

I have a Linux server running CentOS 6.4 that is used as an iSCSI target. The server is multi-homed with two NICs, both on the same subnet. iSCSI multipathing takes care of the load-balancing/failover,...
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DNS answer based on IP address

I'm running a Windows Server 2003 as a DNS server. I'd like to set up a DNS zone so that the given answer is different depending of the requester's IP address. Let's say I have the zone example.com. ...
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Send TCP/IP packets down three routes and pick fastest

Does there exist a way to split TCP/IP traffic across three routes and have the first packets to reach the destination be used? I'm imagining something like multi-homing but with the requirement that ...
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Windows 2008 server multihome issue

I have moved from Windows 2003 server to Windows 2008 and have some issues related to IIS or networking I would rather say. I have two NIC's in the server. One is with a fast IP address given by the ...
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different name and different IP on a single m/c

I am just a beginner in ip domain etc..I had two questions: if I have configuration on "same" Machine(win or lin) in host file like: m/c name : IP(Example) mac1.net.com 10.124.77.10 and ...
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Multihomed Server or What?

The first thing i need say is english isnt my native language so i hope u guys can understand me. I`m willing start host an website and mail services on my home, the problem is i dont have many ...
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