How to configure gateway for PM861A controller

Hi.

We have two sites approx 6 km away. Site-A is having non-redundant PM861A Controller and Local Panel800 and Site-B is having Server, EWS & one set of redundant controller. Site-A to Site-B communication is through redundant GPRS.

Site-A CN1 of Controller is connected to one GPRS Router(IP-172.18.4.20) and CN2 of Controller is connected to other GPRS(IP-172.19.4.20).

Site -A controller, default gateway is set as 172.18.4.20 and I am able to ping, download from site-B.

Problem is I am not able to provide other gateway IP 172.19.4.20 that means when first gateway is down, all the data are lost.

Please help how to configure other gateway in Controller PM861A.


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naveengarg82   

asked 11 days ago



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You can only have one default gateway in the routing table (which is common for all Ethernet adapters in a computer).

I haven't tested, but at least in Microsoft Windows and NE870 RNRP settings you can specify "Router 1 to External Network" and "Router 2 to External Network". Maybe AC 800M have this setting in Base tab of controller?

RNRP will, with this setting made continuously ping router 1 and as long as it responds use it as default gateway. A second (router 2) permit redundancy, but router 2 will only go active if router 1 goes down (and router 2 respond to ping).

Another option would be to put controller and Control Builder M on the same subnetwork - in which no default gateway is needed.

Stefan Stromqvist   

answered 11 days ago


 


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