Feature request: add routes via file import

Suggestions/comments/criticisms are welcome here

cgr

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Post by cgr » Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:23 pm
Hi guys,

It would be very useful to be able to import a file having each destination/mask on a line, to complement the Add Route dialog in the Connections - Networking - Routing.

I think that in most cases the IP Version, Gateway and Metric will stay the same and are anyways easy to be edited later. But adding a dozen destinations and masks manually is an error-prone and tedious task.

Thank you.

James

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Post by James » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:35 pm
Hi cgr,

Thanks for the feedback - much appreciated.

One option you could consider to bulk add routes is copy-pasting the routes into the advanced commands text field for the connection. The syntax is "route <ip> <netmask> <gateway (optional)>" for IPv4, and "route-ipv6 <ip>/<prefix> <gateway (optional)>" for IPv6. For example:
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route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0
route 192.168.2.0 255.255.255.0
route 10.0.1.1 255.255.255.255
route-ipv6 2001::1/64
For more information please see:
https://www.sparklabs.com/support/kb/ar ... n-commands

Cheers,
James
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