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Pinging the Default Gateway

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What response do you get when you ping the default gateway?

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Brief explanation of the result of pinging the default gateway.

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Pinging with 2 Network Interfaces

Assuming that you have 2 network interfaces on you PC, one with IP 192.168.1.100 and one with IP 192.168.2.50, and that this is the routing table on your PC:

Network Destination Netmask Gateway Interface Metric
0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.100 10
169.254.0.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.50 5
10.10.10.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.50 100

a. When pinging 71.10.1.1, what interface will be used for the traffic? Why?
b. When pinging 169.254.0.10, what interface will be used for the traffic? Why?
c. When pinging 169.254.1.1, what interface will be used for the traffic? Why?
d. When pinging 10.10.10.1, what interface will be used for the traffic? Why?

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