[lug] how can I configure custom routes through dhcpd

Ferdinand Schmid fschmid at archenergy.com
Wed Mar 17 16:51:42 MST 2004

--On Wednesday, March 17, 2004 04:21:41 PM -0700 Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:

> Pick one default gateway.  On that gateway define the routes for the
> subnets.  When a client attempts to route through the gateway, if the
> gateway knows of a shorter route for the client, the gateway should
> (unless you disabled it) send an ICMP Redirect message back to the
> client.  This Redirect message will cause the client to create a route
> to the correct gateway.
> That's the easiest way I know of.  If this doesn't help you, then I
> didn't understand the problem.  Maybe a network diagram would help, in
> that case.

Thank you, this solution works - and I had considered it before.  However, I
was curious if more sophisticated routing could be configured through dhcp.  

Ferdinand Schmid
Architectural Energy Corporation
Celebrating over 20 Years of Improving Building Energy Performance

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