how to turn down a dialer interface

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Oct 11th, 2008

I have a 837 with the atm interface configured for dynamic IP (PPPoE) through a dialer. When I disconnect the cable broadband, interface dialer continued as "up" so that the packages are still routed through there, even though they have no way out. Is there any way that the dialer appears as "down" when I unplug the cable and thus the packets can be routed by the floating static route?


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thiru.vel10 Sat, 10/11/2008 - 18:02


Your Dialer interface is mapped with ATM interface ( dialer pool number) SO once you disconnected the cable from ATM interface automatically the ATM interface will down so the dialer also stop the dial so there is no way to packet route. If you want to down the dialer interface you can shut the interface,

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Int dialer 1



astronotus Sun, 10/12/2008 - 02:16

Indeed, I can turn off the interface with "shut" command, but I want is to be done automatically, so that when the line adsl fails also the dialer and thus the packets can be routed to another interface through a floating static route.

Right now when I disconnect the cable broadband, ATM interface drop and interface dialer still appears as "up (spoofing)," and I want it to appear as "down".


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