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I’m trying to route requests to specific subnets through the XP Mode VPC guest in windows 7. I have a loopback adapter on the host set to and then a second NIC in the VPC attached to this adapter and set to Subnet masks on both are

With this done, I’m running the following command on the host to try and change the routing:

Route add mask metric 1

However, when I ping addresses on the subnet or try and browse to them, no received traffic is recorded on either of the NICs. There is a few kb of sent traffic but nothing going the other way. I have a feeling I’ve missed something fundamental but I’m not sure what. Any advice would be most appreciated.

BTW, the purpose of all this is explained here.

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This hasn't been a problem for me. Cisco now has the newer AnyConnect client which I believe is supported on 64-bit systems. –  djangofan Jun 15 '10 at 23:18
Since this post last year I now have v 10.x of the Nortel VPN client which fully supports x64 Win 7. Never did get that loopback adaptor working though. –  Troy Hunt Jul 2 '10 at 11:45
Did you have the routing feature enabled in the VM guest? It needs that installed before it can route traffic for other hosts. Using that feature I've successfully used a Server 2003 VM as a router without any problems. –  Nathan V Nov 29 '12 at 4:51

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