How to autmatically remove/add IP-adress at startup.

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    I have installed ZeroShell on an old computer and has 3 NICs in it. I want to use ZeroShell as a router at work, where I can’t use more than one IP-adress, and I haven’t got access to any switches or hubs.

    So my setup is like this:

    ETH00 = WAN connection (dynamic IP-adress)
    ETH01 = Computer 1
    ETH02 = Computer 2

    Now, I’ve created this as a sort of experiment to see how much I remember from school about routing and networking.

    I’ve managed to set everything up and working, but there’s 1 thing that’s left to do to make it maintenance free, and this is where my problem is.

    On the ZeroShell web configuration page, SETUP->NETWORK, under ETH00

    There is an entry with ip:
    As long as that line is there everything works as I want it to BUT, when I start the router, Internet doesn’t work on the client computers. I have to remove this IP and add it again and it works.

    What I want to know, is what I can put in the startup script to remove / add this automatically so I don’t have to do this every time someone starts the computer?

    I’ve tried to type something along the lines of:
    ifconfig ETH00:0 netmask
    route add

    But that doesn’t seem to work, or maybe I’m doing it wrong.


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