From: Nuno Silva (nuno.silva_at_vgertech.com)
Date: Mon 26 May 2003 - 15:53:09 BST
Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> Back in late February Fredrik Steen posted a message asking about aliases
> on the loopback device. Not sure if he ever got an answer but it did
> raise an interesting thought.
> One of the big features - to my way of thinking - of vservers is the
> isolation of services. To make them available without using stunnel or
> some other encrypted connections I though I could create a non-routable
> (192.168.x.x) network on the loopback device. Is this doable or are there
> potholes on this road?
No problems, with or without vserver. Just ifconfig as usual. If you
want you can use 127.0.0.0/8, instead. 127.0.0.1 should be already taken
:) but you have 256*256*256 more.