Meaning of eth0, eth1 and eth2 in Lotus Foundations

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What are eth0, eth1 and eth2?

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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.

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

Historical Number

1709

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More support for:

Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus Foundations Start

Software version:

1.0, 1.1, 1.2

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1387140

Modified date:

2012-02-27

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