Default routing setup

Jose Maria Lopez jkerouac at eresmas.com
Sat Sep 4 00:13:26 CEST 2004


El vie, 03 de 09 de 2004 a las 23:38, Sunny Shum escribió:
> Hi all,
>  
> I am a newbie into the Linux world, and I recently built a firewall box (2
> NICs, internal network as 192.168.1.xxx) with RedHat 9.  Everything works
> fine, except the routing table.  Every time when the system has reboot, I
> have to do the following command:
>  
> prompt>route del default
>  
> prompt>route add default gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx [external gateway IP]
>  
> Because I don't do that, and if I just type "route" at the prompt, the
> default is point back to the internal NIC.  Is there a way to make this
> permanent?  I tried to edit the file /etc/sysconfig/network by adding the
> line "GATEWAY=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" but it doesn't work.
>  
> Thanks!
>  
> Sunny Shum
>  

Maybe you should edit /etc/sysconfig/static-routes, I have there two
default routes for two networks with their gateways.

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