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I am running a Pix 501 (Ver 3.0.4) with Ip 192.168.0.254. I have recently added a new VLAN to the network through a fiberline and another switch (IP 192.168.0.250). Does anyone know the CLI command for the PIX to route all traffic to the address 10.90.14.4  through a seperate switch with the ip 192.168.0.250?
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by:bhnmi
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from the global config

#ip router x.x.x.x (destination network) x.x.x.x (netmask) x.x.x.x (forwarding router)
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by:bhnmi
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ip route I mean
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by:batry_boy
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On a PIX, the command should be:

route inside 10.90.14.4 255.255.255.255 192.168.0.250

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by:batry_boy
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And your prompt will look something similar to this when you enter the command:

pix(config)#

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by:ksbrett
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I added the command:
route inside 10.90.14.4 255.255.255.255 192.168.1.250 1
Now I can ping 10.90.14.4 right from the pix. Workstations on the 192.168.1.x inside network (behind the pix) cannot ping the other ip 10.90.14.4. I need to have 10.90.14.4 accessible from all workstations that are behind the pix.
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by:ksbrett
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Sorry 192.168.1.x above should be 192.168.0.x
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by:batry_boy
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The PIX is not a router...adding that route statement to the PIX itself allows the PIX itself to see that IP address...it will not route other source IP addresses over to that router to get to the 10.90.14.4 address.  You need a router to do this (again, the PIX is not a router)...

Unless you have another router that you can point your 192.168.1.x clients to, you will have to put in static routes on your clients similar to what you just added to the PIX...sorry, that's been an issue for years in the PIX...
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by:bhnmi
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You said you have a switch with a VLAN, the switch should support enterprise routing (if its a good one)
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by:ksbrett
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Thanks barty_boy.
Looks like I will have to purchase a Cisco router. Do you know of any way to assign a static route on an XP box to accomodate this as a temp fix until I can acquire a router.
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by:ksbrett
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bhnmi,

Thanks for the input. The VLan switch is owned and configured by  a ski resort and connects various different resorts to a central reservation system. Each resort is responsible for their own network security and internet access. The V-Lan switch does not have internet access directly connected so If I use it for routing, I don't see any way to have internet on out inside network.
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by:bhnmi
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Use the route add command in XP frmthe command line
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bhnmi is correct...here is the syntax:

route add 10.90.14.4 mask 255.255.255.255 192.168.0.250
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by:ksbrett
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Thanks for everything, I'm up and running.
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by:batry_boy
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Cool...
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