Master and slave on same host

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Oct 11 20:47:11 UTC 2011

On 10/11/2011 4:05 PM, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> 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
>> reconfigured.
> Ah. no luck. It is RHEL 6.1, but had ipv6 explicitly removed during deployment.
> I take it its a pre-req to have different ip's, so I will work around this.
Bad decision on the deployment option, IMO. Not sure even what you mean 
by "removed", since it's deeply integrated into all modern networking 
stacks. Either you severely crippled your networking subsystem, or it's 
not as "removed" as you were told it was.

                                             - Kevin

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