Hi, It works like magic. But then, ... that means I still would have to use a script to mark the interface as down when the remote gateway is inaccessible. Or is there a way to automagically mark the interface down if the network is inaccessible?
Ezra Banoba Systems Administrator/Programmer Computer Froniters International Plot 32 Lumumba Avenue www.cfi.co.ug +256 031260485 -----Original Message----- From: Philip Payne [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 1:56 AM To: Nick Rogness; Ezra Banoba Cc: Philip Payne Subject: RE: backup static routes for freebsd (default) Hi, > # route add 0.0.0.0 PRIMARY_GW -netmask 127.0.0.0 > # route add 127.0.0.0 PRIMARY_GW -netmask 127.0.0.0 > # route add default SECONDARY_GW Good thinking, more specific routes take precedence over less specific ones, you always forget the fundamental stuff ;-) ... and it's a routing only solution so no scripts, great. Unfortunately I'm not in a position to try it so, Ezra, if it works let me know for future reference. Would much appreciate it. Thanks, Phil. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"