VIPA is configured, just as any IP network interface, in SMIT. In addition, you can specify a group of interfaces while configuring VIPA.
When configured this way, for all the outgoing connections initiated by the VIPA host via these interfaces, which are designated to use a VIPA, the virtual address becomes the source address placed in the TCP/IP packet header of the outgoing packets.
- For an IPv4 VIPA, type smit mkinetvi on the command line. For an IPv6 VIPA, type smit mkinetvi6 on the command line.
- Fill in the required fields. For additional information, see the Sample VIPA environment. Press Enter.