Re: Routing of APIPA ip addresses
Andreas Wruhs wrote:
> "Robert Moir" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
>> Andreas Wruhs wrote:
>>> Hi there
>>> does somebody know how to enable routing of ip ranges in the
>>> 169.254.x.x subnet over the default gw?
>>> when we manually add a route via the cmd all is functional but it
>>> seems that ms disabled the automatic routing of APIPA range over the
>>> default gw!
>> Well I personally wouldn't use the APIPA range of addresses for
>> anything sophisticated enough to require routing, but when you
>> manually add a route, I assume you're doing this with the 'ROUTE
>> ADD' command? You can add a -p at the end of the command to make the
>> route you've just defined persistent - have you tried this and found
>> it didn't work?
> as i said when adding a route permanent or not everything is working
> - but i guess there is
> a reg key where you can enable or disable this behavior!
Long story short, you're not "supposed" to route traffic to/from that
subnet, it's purely meant for very simple networks, so I'm not surprised you
have to work hard to get it to route traffic.