Paolo Sestini asked:
I need to add a static route to my system.
I can do it with no problem at the command line with:
ip route add 10.126.2.0/23 via 10.126.1.5 src 10.2.14.205
To make it permanent I created the
file with the following line:
10.126.2.0/23 via 10.126.1.5 src 10.2.14.205
But when I run
ifup tun10 command (even after a
ifdown tun10 command) I get the following error:
".ror: inet address is expected rather than "10.2.14.205
Could somebody, please, help me understand and solve the problem?
It looks like your
route-tun10 file has a stray carriage return at the end of the line. This is usually because the file was created on Windows and then copied to the system. It’s a good idea to avoid Windows text editors due to their line endings causing confusion on Linux systems, unless you can explicitly configure the text editor to use Unix line endings.
To fix the problem with this file, run
dos2unix on it, which will remove the carriage returns and leave only newlines. For example:
sudo dos2unix /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-tun10
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