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Re: [Shorewall-users] Multiple ISP / USE_DEFAULT_ROUTE issue

From: Tom Eastep <teastep_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jan 17 2012 - 20:59:14 GMT
To: Lee Brown <>, Shorewall Users <>

On Jan 17, 2012, at 11:22 AM, Lee Brown wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Tom Eastep <> wrote:
> On 01/17/2012 08:25 AM, Lee Brown wrote:
> > Hi Tom,
> >
> > With USE_DEFAULT_RT=Yes, I tried explicitly putting loose into the
> > providers file (and removing duplicate field) which did remove the list
> > of default routes in the default table. However it still doesn't work
> > as anticipated. It appears table 999 doesn't get installed in the rules.
> Valid table numbers are 0-255. 999???
> Sorry, I meant the rule number 999. According to the MultiISP docs "Packets are sent through the main routing table by a routing rule with priority 999. The priority range 1-998 may be used for inserting rules that bypass the main table."

Turns out that the code doesn't generate that rule when there are no balance providers. I've attached a patch for 4.4.19.


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Shoreline, \ died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like
Washington, USA \ all of the passengers in his car \________________________________________________

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