[CentOS] Outbound connections not using primary eth0 IP

Mon Aug 4 19:31:39 UTC 2008
Neil Aggarwal <neil at JAMMConsulting.com>


I removed the GATEWAY line from the :0 and :1 files
and now everything seems to be working perfectly.

I don't understand how that works since the IP addresses
from :0 and :1 are on a different subnet than the one
for eth0 and they have a different gateway.  I guess
I don't understand the finer points of networking.

The solution worked and I am thankful for that.


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> Because you have two different default gateways. In that case, Linux
> will "rotate" between them, using one or the other for each outgoing
> packet.