[lug] DNS on aliased ETH0

John Hernandez John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Mon May 7 09:52:58 MDT 2001

Is the virtual interface on the same IP network?  If so, does it's ethernet MAC address differ from the physical eth0 interface?

During the interruption, is the virtual interface IP reachable,  ie. can you ping it during the DNS outage?


Stephen Smith wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a RH 6.2 DNS server with a NIC
> that has an alias 2nd IP address.
> 99% of the time, I can query DNS from either
> network but every so often, my monitoring
> software will tell me that the DNS service is
> down on the alias interface. It seems to stop
> responding for only a very short period of time
> but will happen many times in a day.
> Any ideas?
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