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I have a SiteProtector console which is running windows 2003 server. It has one NIC. I am putting this device in our DMZ and setting the default gateway to 10.100.24.2 but want any traffic for 10.0.0.0 or 170.230.0.0 to go to 10.100.24.1 gateway.
Device Network info is:
Static IP: 10.100.24.30
mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 10.100.24.2
DNS: 170.230.115.229

I have tried:
route add 10.0.0.0 mask 255.0.0.0 10.100.24.1
route add 170.230.0.0 mask 255.255.0.0 10.100.24.1
"The route addition failed: Either the interface index is wrong or the gateway does not lie on the same network as the interface. Check IP Address Table for the machine."
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by:StinkyPete
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Try to specify the interface index, using the 'IF' command line parameter.
I understand there is only one physical NIC but ...

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by:Lee W, MVP
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Add an IP Address to the NIC so that it has an address on both the 10.x.x.x network and the 170.230.x.x network
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by:m_travis
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when I type route print the only interface besides 127.0.0.1 is 10003, so I put
route add 10.0.0.0 mask 255.0.0.0 10.100.24.1 IF 10003
I got the same error

This device is in the DMZ and the only IPs allowed in that network range is 10.100.24.0/24 addresses
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by:Lee W, MVP
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I'll repeat:
Add an IP Address to the NIC so that it has an address on both the 10.x.x.x network and the 170.230.x.x network

You can't add a route when the machine has no logical way of getting there!
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by:m_travis
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maybe I didnt make myself clear. So here is an image to help clarify things, hopefully. I need all of the 10.0.0.0 and 170.230.0.0 to go to 10.100.24.2 and all other traffic go to 10.100.24.1.

leew: the server is pointed  to 24.1 as default, so it can get to the internet just fine, I need it to get to the internal network. 170.230 address is not allowed to exist in the DMZ the 10.100.24 range. Diagram
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The appliance had to be plugged into the network, even if the it is plugged into the wrong network range. I never tried this assuming that it wouldnt help since it had a static of 10.100.24.29 and was being plugged into a 170.230.38.0/24 network.
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by:m_travis
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No one suggested even checking the NIC card on the device. I got the idea from a MSS engineer.
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