When I define an interface that has a static address, I define the interface with the name of the device (eth1 in this case) and select "Static IP Address". I then right click and select "Add new address". In the address dialog, I give it a descriptive name, an address (lets say 126.96.36.199) and a netmask (255.255.255.252). The following looks to be what is generated for it in the fw file
update_addresses_of_interface "eth1 188.8.131.52/30 184.108.40.206/30" ""
an "ip addr show dev eth1" produces the following
3: eth1: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state DOWN qlen 1000
link/ether 00:00:24:ce:f3:9d brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
inet 220.127.116.11/30 brd 18.104.22.168 scope global eth1
inet 22.214.171.124/30 brd 126.96.36.199 scope global secondary eth1
Is it meant to assign 2 IP's to the interface even though I only assigned one ?
I've hunted through my definitions to see if I have somehow managed to add an extra one but I cant find it. For larger subnets (eg /24) it only gets assigned a single IP.
Any suggestions ?
I eventually found the culprit. I had a NAT rule that used the other IP so the interface obviously needed to have both IPs. One for my explicit definition, and one to handle the NAT rule.
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