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From: "Jim Oberholtzer" <midrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Midrange Systems Technical Discussion"
Cc: "Don Brown" <DBrown@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 07/02/2023 09:59 PM
Subject: Re: Multinpe interfaces - how can I have a default route
for different interfaces
Are ETHLINE and ETHLINE1 on the same network, IE: both 192.168.10.x and
the the same subnet? Or are they different networks?
Is this new interface going to a specific host?
Look up schowler routes. It might require a host route. What are you
trying to do?
Load balancing, fail over, or directing a specific address to a specific
On Mon, Feb 6, 2023 at 9:36 PM Don Brown via MIDRANGE-L <
I am sure I have done this before but ...
The IBMi has a 4 port network card with resources CMN03, CMN04, CMN05,
System is V7R3
CMN03 is for the console connection (No HMC)
CMN04 is the current lan conection (ETHLINE)
CMN06 I have created a new Ethernet line using this (ETHLIN01)
I have configured an IP address and varied the line on and started the IP
There is a default route using the gateway that is for CMN04 ETHLINE but
this does not have a preferred interface set and I can't take it down at
the moment to test changing that.
I want a default route for this new interface subnet I have created but
from my reading the IBMi has routes at a system level not an interface
I thought I could have multiple *DFTROUTE for different interfaces but it
is not allowing that or I am doing something else wrong.
Has anyone set up a similar requirement where two different networks are
accessing the IBMi on tow different interfaces and a default route is
required for each interface ?
Thank you for any suggestions
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