[Dnsmasq-discuss] Multiple default gateway

Don Muller don at djmuller.com
Wed May 30 20:58:20 BST 2012

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Don Muller
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North Shore LIJ Health System
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On May 30, 2012, at 10:03 AM, Daniele Milani <dano1988 at hotmail.it> wrote:

> Dear all,
> if I override the default route using dhcp-option=3, gw1, gw2 the virtual machine correctly identify two default routes (if I run "route -n" I see two default gateways); the problem is that if I shut down the first gateway (gw1), and I try to ping Google, the virtual machine tries to find gw1 (Arp - where is gw1) until I delete the first default route.
> My question is: is it possible to set a timeout, after which the VM starts polling the second gateway? 
> Greetings,
> Daniele Milani
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Sounds like something that needs to be changed on you VM os and not a dnsmasq issue. 
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