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Track interface?

I've got a situation that calls for me to track the interface of a router before failing over to a wireless connection. I don't want it to fail over immediately, but wait about 10 seconds (at least) to make sure the line is really down. The problem that I'm running into is my floating route immediately gets put into the table.

I've tried the following routes:

ip route 192.168.3.0 255.255.255.0 172.15.5.2 track 1

ip route 192.168.3.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.1

AND

ip route 192.168.3.0 255.255.255.0 172.15.5.2 240 track 1

ip route 192.168.3.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.1

The first section puts both routes in the table, but I don't want load balancing. The second section leaves my one route in the table, but once I disconnect the floating route immediately gets put in the table.

My track config looks like:

track 1 interface fa0/1 ip routing

delay down 30

Is there a reason it's ignoring my 30 second delay before failing over?

Thanks!

John

HTH, John *** Please rate all useful posts ***
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Re: Track interface?

Hey John,

Perhaps this will provide a little help

This is my track setup for tracking static routes, when the specified interface is up/up, the s/route is in the IP routing table, when the tracked interface is down, it is removed from the IP routing table with a little delay.

PLEASE experiment in your lab before putting into production.

track 3 list boolean and

object 21 not

!

track 10 interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol

delay down 5

!

track 21 interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol

delay up 45

!

ip route 172.6.0.56 255.255.255.252 Null0 track 3

ip route 172.6.11.0 255.255.255.240 Null0 track 10

ip route 172.7.64.0 255.255.252.0 Null0 track 10

ip route 172.6.0.0 255.255.255.0 Null0 track 10

ip route 172.6.0.62 255.255.255.255 172.6.0.99 track 21

Router1#sh track

Track 3

List boolean and

Boolean AND is Down

3 changes, last change 5w1d

object 21 not Up

Tracked by:

STATIC-IP-ROUTING 0

Track 10

Interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol

Line protocol is Up

1 change, last change 5w1d

Delay down 5 secs

Tracked by:

STATIC-IP-ROUTING 0

Track 21

Interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol

Line protocol is Up

3 changes, last change 5w1d

Delay up 45 secs

Tracked by:

Track-list 3

STATIC-IP-ROUTING 0

Router1#sh track interface brief

Track Object Parameter Value Last Change

10 interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol Up 5w1d

21 interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol Up 5w1d

Router1#sh track brief

Track Object Parameter Value Last Change

3 list boolean Down 5w1d

10 interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol Up 5w1d

21 interface GigabitEthernet0/0 line-protocol Up 5w1d

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