Routing emails through non-gateway... how?

Zbigniew Koziol softquake-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 17 13:08:25 UTC 2009


James Knott wrote:
> William Park wrote:
>   
>> Hi all,
>>
>> If my default gateway is on eth0, how do I route all email through
>> another interface, say eth1 or ppp0 ?
>>
>> Any pointer or keywords would be appreciated.
>>
>>   
>>     
> Routing is based on IP address, not protocol.  If the mail server is via
> eth1 or ppp0, you'd configure your routing for the server's IP address. 
> Also, the defautl gateway is for all addresses that are not otherwise
> defined.
>
> Perhaps if you were to better describe what you're trying to do, we
> might be able to set you straight.
>   

Aha...

Where are you routing? The word "routing" is not precise in this context.

If the second interface is supposed to go to the internet than have a 
way to check if you can access internet through that second interface.

bla bla bla

Learn configuring your network, thats the point.

zb/

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