I have a single private network (say NetworkA). On the physical network running NetworkA I have single host (say HostA) with IP

My intention is to reach HostA from NetworkA.

test@test:~$ route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface         UG    100    0        0 eno1   U     100    0        0 eno1

Is it possible to create a new interface mylocal with Destination, Gateway, Genmask, Iface eno1?

Is the above approach valid and satisfy my use-case? If no kindly propose your opinion on this.


A road junction between two roads, needs to be on both roads.

They can be on the same physical network (or not). In ether case, you need a bridge/gateway/router between the two logical networks. This gateway has to be on both networks, physically and logically(so have an address on both), and configured as a router. And every device on the two networks needs to be informed of this route.


Yes, it is possible. At least Linux allows you to run two separate networks on the same physical network. On IPv6 this is in fact standard procedure, with a global address and a link local address assigned to each node on the network. But it works using IPv4, too.

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