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Oracle Linux: How To Assign Multiple IP Addresses to a Network Interface (Doc ID 2974644.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.10 and later
Linux x86-64


A default Oracle Linux (OL) installation results in a single IP address being assigned to each network interface. In some instances, it may be useful or necessary to assign an additional IP address via the same interface. Historically, additional IP addresses were assigned to a virtual network interface created from the physical network interface e.g. eth0:1. Latest releases allow multiple IP addresses to be assigned to a single physical network interface without the need for virtual network interfaces.


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