After establishing a pptp VPN connection I checked out the routing table and found out that there are two default routes first one defined on the eth0 interface and the other on defined on ppp0 ... While the first one having the right Gateway (192.168.1.1) the seccond one which is relate to the VPN connection has a NetID (10.0.10.0 ) set as its gateway !! Could someone please explain that to me...shouldn't a gateway be a specific point ?! Ohhh another question: how does my computer get not confused while having two default routes ?
For example, if the network was
All routes in your routing table should have a metric assigned by your software, indicating the cost of that route. If you have two routes for identical networks (