[Shorewall-newbies] Static routing

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Thu Mar 11 14:54:41 PST 2004


On Thursday 11 March 2004 02:47 pm, Sakthivel Subramanian wrote:
> Tom,
>
> That is the problem. The router does not provide the facility to add a
> static route to the VPN tunnelled gateway since the tunnels are not up when
> the router tries to add the route (While start up), so by the time the
> tunnels are up, I already have an error message that the static route can't
> be added since the gateway is unavailable.
>
> So I am trying to see whether I can do a work around by doing it in the
> shorewall box. Yes, 192.168.1.1 is the default gateway for the shorewall
> box. Ideally I want all the traffic destined to 192.168.101.0/24 to be
> automatically forwarded to 192.168.100.1.
>

There is nothing you can do in the shorewall box. The router should have the 
capability though of adding routes after a tunnel is established.

-Tom
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