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Re: How to change flags of a route?



...on Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 10:29:34AM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:

 > The scenario is the following: On an OpenBSD firewall and
 > router, I have an interface if0 with address 192.168.1.1/24.
 > Now, there is a host 192.168.1.2 which sits behind a third host
 > 192.168.1.3 from the network segment of if0. So I would like to
 > set a host route as follows:
 > route add -host 192.168.1.2 192.168.1.3

That setup is broken by design. 

The only real way to make this work is 
to have 192.168.1.2 do proxy-arp for 
192.168.1.3, which will solve your routing 
problem automatically, as the ARP request 
won't fail anymore, and you won't need to 
set up anything on your gateway.

Alex.