troubleshooting Question

Pinging a host that has an incorrect gateway set

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mikhaelFlag for Australia asked on
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If I ping a host in a different subnet – separated by a router – and the destination host has an incorrect or missing default gateway set, will my ping succeed? What about a TCP connection like telnet or RDP? Is Linux behaviour here different to Windows?
Assumptions: my settings are correct, correct IP, GW, SM. The routers settings are correct. On the destination host, the IP and SM are correct; just the GW is wrong or missing.
Thanks in advance
Michael
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