[nSLUG] Re: Eastlink & Aliant Connections on One Machine

Iain Sutherland ainu at eastlink.ca
Sat Mar 1 21:30:59 AST 2003

Hi crackers,

I have tried a similar setup with mpower and eastlink on the same
machine.  The best I was able to accomplish is to swap the default
gateway on the fly.

/sbin/ip route show

will give you your existing routing table

/sbin/ip route dele default via [ip of existing gateway] dev [adapter] 

This will remove the existing gateway

/sbin/ip route add default via [ip of new default gateway] dev [adapter]

This will add in the new default gateway.  The effect is immediate.

more information on multihome setup can be found here


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