Re: network gateway with a foreign IP address

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On Friday April 11 2008 12:59:59 pm Robert Locke wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-04-11 at 12:29 -0400, Claude Jones wrote:
> > ..........snip
> >
> > I'm wondering if I need to pursue the route in that howto,
> > or whether I can configure this with the
> > system-config-network GUI in Fedora -- I see there's a
> > 'Route' tab in there, but I've never used it
> As that article intimates, this is poor design, though the
> author obviously does not understand why....  And, since you
> insist....
> Yes, you need to create a "host" static route as suggested in
> the article.  No, system-config-network's Route Tab is
> designed to define remote networks, not host/dev entries, so
> you are on your own in "defining" it.  The file that probably
> makes the most sense to put the entry in to is
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth0 (assuming this is
> based on eth0).  Instead of the article's use of "up", you
> want to look at the syntax of the "ip" command: ip route add
> ....
> Good luck, cause I think you're going to need it....

Thanks for the response. Re: luck, I'm sure I'm going to need 
it - I'm dealing with a lot of big egos who love to argue here, 
so, I must do what I must. 

Claude Jones
Brunswick, MD, USA

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