On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 03:14:08PM -0400, Bill Moran wrote:
> stan wrote:
> >On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 01:52:43PM -0400, Bill Moran wrote:
> >
> >>stan wrote:
> >>
> >>>I'm trying to get a new laptop set up for a quick out of town trip.
> >>>
> >>>Can anyone help me with the ppp.conf syntax to clear/replace an existing
> >>>default rout for the duration of a ppp linkup?
> >>>
> >>>That is, the machine starts off with a default route, which I want to
> >>>delete and replace with the ppp route for the duration of the conection.
> >>>Then I wnat to put the orignal route back.
> >>>
> >>>Sugestions?
> >>
> >>Please forgive me if I'm saying something you already know.
> >>
> >>The default ppp.conf file has a line:
> >>add default HISADDR
> >>Which should do what you want.
> >>I'm not 100% sure that this will actually "delete" a previous route.
> >
> >
> >That's the issue. It will not. Yo get an error message about route 0.0.0.0
> >already existing.
> >
> >Acording to the ppp.conf man page the line
> > delete default
> > or
> > delete ALL
> >
> > _should work, but I'm having troubel getting them to work for me.
> 
> Hmmm ... it's been a while, but ...
> 
> Doesn't ppp have a scripting interface?  If so, you should be able to run
> a script that does 'route delete default'?
> 
> Just thinking out loud.
> 
Not a bad thought. I'll check it out.

Thanks.

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