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.
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