Meaning of eth0, eth1 and eth2 in Lotus Foundations

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What are eth0, eth1 and eth2?


Lotus Foundations ethernet ports are referred to as ethX where X is a number starting from zero. The eth0 port is used for connecting internal LAN devices such as workstations and printers, by means of a hub or a switch. The eth1 and eth2 ports are typically used for external Internet connections.

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Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Messaging Applications Lotus End of Support Products Lotus Foundations Branch Office Linux 1.1 All Editions

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Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus Foundations Start

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1.0, 1.1, 1.2

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