Master and slave on same host

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Oct 11 19:51:06 UTC 2011

On 10/11/2011 1:45 PM, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> What do you mean you can’t have additional IPs?   Even if you don’t
>> have other network connections you can use virtual IPs on a single
>> NIC.   I have one server (not DNS) that has 30 virtual IPs on a single NIC.
> Well, there is other software I was hoping to avoid reconfiguring if I add a
> virtual ip. To confirm, it is possible with just keys on one instance?
> Thanks guys,
> jlc
If one view or the other communicates exclusively with other devices on 
the same link, you could probably get away with using an IPv6 link-local 
address, which is likely already present on your system (if you're 
running a modern OS), and is probably "invisible" to the other apps 
you're running on the box, and thus wouldn't require them to be 

                                     - Kevin

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