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SubjectRe: conducting TCP sessions with non-local IPs
Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 12:30:58PM -0800, Bryan Rittmeyer wrote:
> > Hello linux-kernel,
> >
> > Is there any way to conduct TCP sessions (IE have a userland process
> > connect out, or accept connections) using non-local IPs? By "non-local"
> > I just mean IPs that aren't assigned to an interface, but do fall into
> > the network range of a running interface (so netmask, gateway, etc are
> > "known").
> >
> > For example, I want to bring up an interface for
> > and assign it IP Then, I want a process to accept TCP
> [snip]
> /sbin/ip addr add dev eth0
> Tada
How would you deal with the other computer responding to the host "port not
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