Multiple network configuration

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Mon Jul 17 19:52:18 UTC 2006

Pascal Francq <pfrancq at> writes:

> I have configure the ppp interface and now I can access to the network
> from home (ADSL) or at the office (ethernet).  I have still a strange
> problem: At the office I have a fix IP address X.X.X.122. When I am
> there I can access the department server with fix IP address
> X.X.X.121, but at home, I cannot access to this server. In fact, when
> I do a trace, it try to access via my X.X.X.122 interface.

In your /etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider file (or whatever file you use to
dial out with), there is an option called defaultroute.  Comment this in
(remove the # if it's there).  This will set the routing table to use
your new ADSL connection when you dial out.

John L. Fjellstad
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