1- NIC to Router and 1- Company Lan?

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May 30th, 2007
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I know this might not be the smartest question ever but can I have 1 nic plugged into a router im tftp-ing to and 1 plugged into the company network at the same time? I am configing a ton of routers and want to be able to DL software at the same time from Cisco.


Thanks ahead.

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b.speltz Tue, 06/05/2007 - 16:47
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Yes, You can alwys do that with two nic cards

HoustonG33K Wed, 06/06/2007 - 11:05
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Thats what I do now. The problem is that if Im programming a router with Con cable and a Xover cable for TFTP while I want to check something on Cisco.com using the other nic it never finds a web site because the computer doesnt know where to route the traffic.


I think the next step is a small switch.(trying not to do that)

david.bradley Thu, 06/07/2007 - 00:55
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Depending on the type of workstation you are using you should be able to control the routing, just make you standard NIC connection the default gateway.

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