I have a branch office with 2 cisco 800 series, each one connected to a different dial-up connection, and they are configured with hsrp and track the dialer interface. so far so good. my problem is the other end, the other side is an ATM router and the 800 routers are connected to it as virtual-access interfaces. the routes are all static, how can i configure the static routes on the ATM router so it will route packets to the active router on the branch office.
You raise an interesting question. I suggest that you might look at the possibility of configuring the ATM router with a primary static and a floating static for backup and that you look into the possibility of implementing Reliable Static Routing with Object Tracking. This feature checks on the accessibility of a remote address and will withdraw a static route if the remote address is not accessible. I think that this might allow the ATM router to route to the primary 800 so long as its dialer interface was operational and to withdraw that route and use the floating static if the primary dialer failed. This link will give you more information about the feature: