So , the requirement should be for the Server running the quad nic, install
SNMP, yes ??
From: Ken Garst [mailto:Ken.Garst@kp.org]
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2000 3:37 PM
Subject: RE: [NV-L] Ruleset Approach for Quad NIC
Excellant Ray. I'm trying to think where resolving all 4 ip addresses to one
host name would cause trouble. What is the 'loadhosts' command ?
To be precise, on an AIX host (or any other Unix host), the ipaddr label,
hostname and uname can all be different. On a standalone AIX host with a
single NIC, the ipaddrlabel=hostname=uname almost always. On a multihomed
host, i.e. multiple NICs, the ipaddrlabels must be different.
DNS and /etc/hosts resolve ipaddrs to ipaddrlabels, not to "hostname" or
"uname" regardless of the sloppy terminology in DNS and/or TCP/IP manuals.
Therefore DNS will NOT resolve 4 ipaddrs with 4 separate ipaddrlabels to ANY