Bridging Subnets via Secondary Router

Posted on 2004-11-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-29
Dear Experts,

I need to bridge 2 subnets but the router I am using is not the primary gateway  for the  network.   The routing works fine if I make my router the default gateway in Windows but if I make it the secondary gateway it doesn't work.    Can anyone suggest a way to make windows look to a secondary gateway if it can't find the address via the first.    I am using IP addresses not names.


Question by:lnwright
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    What router do you have?  You should create static routes going through that router.  Then depending on what type of router it is you can set a priorty level.  You can make it the same for load balancing, or give it a lower priority.

    Let me know. Good Luck.

    Author Comment

    I've actually found a way to do it using the route command.   Thanks for your comment winkingtiger.  this sounds good too. I'll award you the points.
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    Expert Comment

    thanks, good luck

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