Re: [load balancing] [Alteon] Static Route vs. Default Gateway

From: Brent Van Dussen (vandusbIZZATattens.com)
Date: Thu Jul 29 2004 - 12:07:56 EDT

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    I think the gateway for the static route needs to be defined as a localnet,
    not necessarily the prefix.

    We've ran into the same problem though, you need to mess with localnets to
    get the alteon to forward to the static route gateway and not the default
    route gateway.

    -Brent

    At 07:39 AM 7/29/2004, Spencer Chan wrote:
    >Looks like localnet issue. Did U configure your localnet/localmask to
    >include 143.13.122.0/24?
    >
    >On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, lijian97IZZATnetscape.net wrote:
    >
    > > Hello,
    > >
    > > Our topology is
    > >
    > > Alteon
    > > | (interface 1)
    > > |
    > > Layer2_Switch
    > > | |
    > > Router Default_Gateway
    > > 10.10.13.133 10.10.13.136
    > >
    > > The IP of router and default gateway on the same subnet. The Alteon is
    > set as below,
    > > /cfg/ip/gw 1
    > > ena
    > > addr 10.10.13.136
    > > /cfg/ip/route
    > > add 143.13.122.0 255.255.255.0 10.10.13.133 1
    > >
    > > The packets destined to 143.13.122.0/24 are supposed to be forwarded to
    > x.x.x.133. Unfortunately they are forwarded to the default gateway
    > (x.x.x.136). It seems the default gateway has high priority than static
    > route. Is there method to change this behavior ?
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Jian
    > >
    > >
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