Create Virutal IP Addresses

You need administrator privilege to configure your system.

  • Creae virtual IP addresses on Windows

    a. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Network and Dial-up Connections.
    b. Right-click the connection you want to configure, and then click Properties.
    c. On the General tab or Networking tab, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click Properties.
    d. Click Advanced.
    e. On the IP Settings tab, click Add in the IP addresses section (Make sure you use static IP address instead of DHCP, otherwise 'Add' button is disabled).
    f. Type an IP address and a subnet mask under the IP address and Subnet mask headings, and then click Add.
    g. Repeat step 1 for each IP address that you want to add, and then click OK.
    h. You may need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

  • Creae virtual IP addresses on Linux

    For instance, you want to add virtual IP and for network interface eth0.

    Open a console, issue commands:

    ifconfig eth0:1 netmask up
    ifconfig eth0:2 netmask up

    The number followed eth0 must be unique.