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Which default gateway ?

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Having the following connections:

To Internet----ROUTER CISCO S1700---------Switch-------CISCO PIX 501--------------PC


Should I set the PC default GW to the IP address of the PIX inside interface or to the IP of the Router interface ? Would it work ?
Notice that the PIX's default GW would be the IP of the router interface.

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Roberto
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You set it to the PIX inside interface.
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Agreed
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(no splitting of points please, just wanted to give you a second opinion)
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By the way, it wouldn't work if you set the default gateway to the router interface since they are not on the same subnet.
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A default gateway must be on the same IP subnet as the end device - it is to the DG a device sends a packet to be passed to other subnets/networks.  

Hope this helps.
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