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SubjectRe: Aliases
>For various reasons interfaces aliases are deprecated. The recommended
>way of doing things these days is just adding more addresses to an
>interface with the ip(8) program from the iproute package. It works like:
> ip addr add broadcast scope host dev eth0

You can shorten this to:

ip a a brd + dev eth0

..and leaving the scope global [by default] which makes it fully reachable.


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