When we added a 2nd interface, we also were required to add a 2nd default route.
By default, any outgoing traffic will go the 1st interface.
If traffic is required to go out the 2nd interface, we had to add a static route for that interface.
Internet Subnet Line Line
Address Mask Description Type
10.5.x.5 255.255.248.0 ETHERLAN01 *ELAN
10.5.xx.5 255.255.255.0 ETHERLAN02 *ELAN
Route Subnet Next Preferred
Destination Mask Hop Interface
*DFTROUTE *NONE 10.5.0.2 10.5.x.5
*DFTROUTE *NONE 10.5.23.254 10.5.xx.5
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of franz9000
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:02 PM
Subject: odd networking request for power i
Old cust called - they have been bought by another company.
Local Power i (A) has a 10.10.10.x network (very small) New company - SAP -(B) a 10.3.x.x network.
They added some pc's and printers with 10.3.x.x addresses at site A to communicate with site B.
They added a line description for 2nd ethernet card and gave it a 172.16.x.x address.
added a route in system (A) that all 10.3.x.x is through the gateway router (172.16.x.x) w/preferred interfaceof 2nd eth line.
Now the request is for system A to allow printing to 10.3.x.x printers at site A.
Ping gets no answer (I assume due to routing statement)
They set up a host name for printers, and tried defining local printer with host name - no ping.
Called me.. their network people said we "should" be able to print to the local lan printer (with non-local address...)
Are there any options?
Printers not capable of 2nd address.
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