What does the On-link in route print mean?


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Here ist the example of the ‘route print’ command of one of my lab machine

‘On-link’ means that for this special route there is a direct connection an no Gateway is needed. BTW, if you find any questions concerning reachability of servers beetween different subnets, look for valid gateways. The gateway is the guilty in most of the cases.

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