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Local-link Address (LLA, networking on Debian/Ubuntu Linux How To

Instructions for connecting external IP devices to the second NIC on a Debian/Ubuntu box using Local-link Address networking ( e.g. connecting a Axis 206M camera. Install on the Debian/Ubuntu PC: dhcp3-server avahi-autoipd To configure dhcpd, add the following lines to /etc/dhcp3/dhcpd.conf: subnet netmask { range; } Add a route to to the second NIC in order to send UDP broadcast traffic to it. This is accomplished by the last two lines below in /etc/network/interfaces: % cat /etc/network/interfaces auto lo eth0 eth1 iface lo inet loopback address netmask iface eth0 inet dhcp iface eth1 inet dhcp post-up route add -net netmask metric 99 dev eth1 post-down route del -net netmask metric 99 dev eth1