Router with 2 (or more) interfaces in same network
Paul S. Brown
pol at geekstuff.co.uk
Tue Nov 11 14:00:26 UTC 2003
Or possibly bridging?
On Tuesday 11 November 2003 1:41 pm, Shawn Solomon wrote:
> I would guess that they actually want 1 of the following:
> Redundancy of some sort.
> Increased bandwidth to the router.
> Shawn Solomon
> Senior Network Engineer / Systems Design
> IHETS / ITN
> 317.263.8875 ssolomon at ind.net fx317.263.8831
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sugar, Sylvia [mailto:truesylvia at yahoo.co.uk]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 3:36 AM
> To: nanog at trapdoor.merit.edu
> Subject: Router with 2 (or more) interfaces in same network
> I am curious to know if its possible to have a router with its two
> interfaces, say configured as,
> 126.96.36.199/16 and 188.8.131.52/16. Theoretically, i see nothing which can stop a
> router from doing this.
> But practically, is it of any use? And if used, then, when and why will
> somebody want to use such
> a kind of configuration?
> Would appreciate if somebody could enlighten me on this.
> I have a customer who insists he wants to do this, without providing any
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