Are VLANS supported by Network Helper ?

I created an Alpine Linux Linode that included a single VLAN. I left the IP address blank, from everything I read the Network Helper, which is enabled, would assign an IP address to the interface.

The VLAN is created on eth1, and in /etc/network/interfaces it is listed, but not configured.

auto eth1

iface eth1 inet6 manual
pre-up echo 2 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/eth1/accept_ra

iface eth1 inet static

I have rebooted this linode a couple times to try to trigger the network helper but nothing has changed.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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If you specify the IP Address in IPAM Address field of your Linode's Configuration Profile, the Network Helper will automatically configure it for you.

The VLANs - Get Started guide says:

  1. If using Network Helper to manage the Linode’s internal network configuration (the default for most new Linodes), enter an IPAM Address. Doing so will allow the newly created Linode to automatically communicate with other Linodes attached to the same VLAN. The IPAM address should be unique to avoid conflicts in the case other machines share the same address. An example of a valid IPAM address is


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