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SubjectRe: Default outgoing IP address?
On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Peter Svensson wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
>
> > I have a host which has canonical address foo, which also happens to be a
> > gateway. Foo happens to be on the local side of the gateway, so when
> > initiating connections, they appear to be from the gateway interface
> > address, bar. This is inconvenient because bar is an address on a network
> > I don't have DNS authority over, etc., so it'd be nice if outgoing
> > connections by default would appear to come from foo.
>
> This should do the trick, or something similar. It changes the default
> route to prefer another source address if none is set through a bind(2)
> call.
>
> ip route chg default via $DEF_GW dev $OUTSIDE_DEV src $MY_CANOICAL_SRC
>
> A variation of this (for a slightly different purpose) is used by me.

Figured that out myself about 10 minutes ago. Thanks.

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