Adding A Route

Netgear / Fv5336g
July 22, 2009 at 05:37:36
Specs: Windows XP
I'm trying to add a route to a PC on a network level so we don't have to update each PC. We can actually add a route and can ping the address but can't telnet to it. Maybe this is a firewall issue or we are going about this the wrong way. We are just trying to hard code or reserve a certain IP Address so it doesn't conflict wih our other address on our network.

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July 22, 2009 at 07:54:54
I'm trying to add a route to a PC on a network level so we don't have to update each PC

Maybe you could explain this a little more clearly. The above statement doesn't really make any sense to me.

We can actually add a route and can ping the address but can't telnet to it. Maybe this is a firewall issue...

Did you check to see if it is a firewall issue? It seems to me (and I may be wrong) that by default, Windows isn't setup to accept telnet connections. You may want to do a little google research on the subject and find out. If I'm right, you would either have to, enable the ability to accept connections, or install telnet server software.

We are just trying to hard code or reserve a certain IP Address so it doesn't conflict wih our other address on our network.

All that is required for that is to statically assign that IP to that PC......period.


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