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# 1  
Old 07-17-2013
Static route on router

Hi all,

This may be the basic question of Routing but I am a sort of new to networking so I am asking.

Do I need to put route for my router's LAN port ip to WAN (serial) port ip Or the router itself can communicate between its ports without routes.

lan (172.26.40.5) ------- Wan (202.159.228.70)


Thanks,

Dexter
# 2  
Old 07-17-2013
I'm not sure what you're asking. What traffic are you expecting to go from where to where?
# 3  
Old 07-18-2013
Hi,

I mean , if I need to add route to allow traffic to go from my router's LAN port to WAN port by adding :

Code:
ip route  add  202.159.228.70 255.255.255.0  172.26.40.5

OR it is not required .



Regards,

Dexter

Last edited by Scott; 07-18-2013 at 12:01 PM.. Reason: Code tags
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Old 07-18-2013
I believe it's required. It won't forward all traffic to all interfaces without asking, it needs to be told.

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