We are looking to policy route traffic that enters an interface on one switch and send it to an ISP connected on an interface on another switch.
If we were not looking to ensure availability of the next hop, we could simply use set ip next-hop recursive, however, we need to ensure that the next hop is available along the path and I am trying to determine if this is possible.
If I understand correctly, in order to use a set ip next-hop verify-availability command in a route map, the next hop ip has be reachable from a directly connected interface. This means in order to do what I am trying to accomplish I will need 2 policy routes, one on the switch where the ingress traffic to be policy routed originates that sends it over to the second router that is connected to the ISP that I want to send the traffic to, and the other on the router connected to the ISP to send the traffic to the ISP.
What is the best way to design these route maps to accomplish this? Is their a better solution that accomplishes the same thing?