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 From:  monideth dot pen at unitednetworks dot co dot uk
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Persistent/Static routes
 Date:  Sun, 24 Oct 2004 12:16:14 +0100

I have search the mail archives but have not got answer to this question:

Can you add in a persistent/static route?

What I mean by this is that the static route entry stays in the routing 
table even the though the default gateway IP is not reachable.

What I want to do is route to a network over the VPN client IP address - 
but it seems this static route can only be added in when the VPN client 
has connected - i.e. their IP address appears in the routing table. 
However, when the VPN client disconnects then this route entry is removed 
- because the VPN IP is removed from the routing table. However, when the 
VPN client connects again the static route does not appear automatically.

Does FreeBSD support permanent/persistent static routes? The man pages for 
route(8) does not suggest it does.

the only other solution is to use dynamic routing and use RIP - but 
m0n0wall does not support RIP! 



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