what is mean by: Gateway of last resort is 172.16.1.2 to network 0.0.0.0???

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May 20th, 2006
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hello,


what is mean by: Gateway of last resort is 172.16.1.2 to network 0.0.0.0??? i see this statement in routing table when using default-information origin...why this command is used...



it means it indicationg default route to 172.16.1.2....or is it like the packet which doesent match any thing will send out to 172.16.1.2........


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Devang

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pkhatri Sat, 05/20/2006 - 02:30
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Devang,


That simply means that any packet whose destination address does not match a specific route in the routing table will be sent to 172.16.1.2. So it's essentially where all packets matching the default route are sent.


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Paresh

devang_etcom Sat, 05/20/2006 - 02:40
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thanks pareshbhai


thanks for clearing my funda


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Devang

pkhatri Sat, 05/20/2006 - 02:53
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No problems at all, my friend....


Paresh

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