Default Gateway disappear after AIX restart

Posted on 2004-11-01
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I just found out that the Default disappear after AIX restart each time, I will have to go setup again thru SMIT utiilty or route add 0

Is there any thing missing that caused this issue? and how to keep default gateway as a permanent setting?

Please advise, thanks,
Question by:joehuang
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    smitty mktcpip

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    IS there any command to configue this default gateway instead of "smitty mktcpip"?
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    The "mktcpip" command will set the default gateway. To get more info do a 'man mktcpip' or look at


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