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Secondary Ip address

I have 2 networks ...



One router ethernet interface has been configured --

ip address

ip address secondary

Another router ethernet interface has been configured ----

ip address

there is no secondary ip address assigned to this router ,, is a default gateway IP for HOSts in network

and is default gateway IP for hosts in network

now i have a problem that HOst inside network cannot PING to

second router ethernet IP

how to fix it ?


Re: Secondary Ip address

Try "ip route-cache same-interface", it should help routing between the primary and secondary interface.

Also, in terms of routing and as a FYI take a look at :

Hope it helps.


New Member

Re: Secondary Ip address

hi steve

thanks to u ! I tried your answar ,, but it did not work out..

i did not reload the router with saving confirurations ,, rather i just configured

and tested with running-configration ,, n i think it is not needed to save n reload

i tesetd but still router 's secondary IP is unable to PINg another router primary IP

if u have any other solution ...

please tell me

thanks again



if u have

Re: Secondary Ip address

I just re-read your original post and missed something the first time.

How does know how to get back to the network?

Solution: Add a secondary address (eg. to the second router or add a route on the second router to via

Once this is done I would add ip route-cache same-interface to improve performance.

Let me know if it works.



New Member

Re: Secondary Ip address

hi steve

how are u!

thanks for your advise

i added a secondary IP

now it is working fine

and spped is also fast

thanks n regards