How to delete/replace default route using ppp?
stanb at panix.com
Fri Jul 4 11:55:47 PDT 2003
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.
> 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
Acording to the ppp.conf man page the line
_should work, but I'm having troubel getting them to work for me.
Thanks for the help.
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