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adding default gateway on solaris 10Helpful Member!(2) 

droodle (TechnicalUser) (OP)
21 Nov 05 6:34

ok i'm quite new and have just installed a solaris 10 vmwar eand need to add a default gateway so when it boots i can connect remotely - at the moment i keep having to add the gateway via command line each time.

thanks,
Helpful Member!  KenCunningham (TechnicalUser)
21 Nov 05 6:54
Add the IP address to /etc/defaultrouter (create the file if it doesn't already exist).
tuka (TechnicalUser)
21 Nov 05 6:59


vi /etc/defaultrouter and add the IPADDRESS of your router.

EXAMPLE:

Router IP:   192.168.1.1


vi /etc/defaultrouter
192.168.1.1

reboot to test.


Helpful Member!  mikejordan (TechnicalUser)
21 Nov 05 7:26
or ..
netstat -r     shows the current routing table

route add destination gateway
eg route add default 172.16.96.9    adds a default gateway

netstat -r will now show your 'new' default gateway.

You should also add this command to one of the /etc/rc.n directories so that is is set up after a reboot.

Mike

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