Thanks in advance for the replies. We have a sort of issue where gmail doesn't open though a particular ISP. For a temporary fix we are trying to write static routes for gmail to route through alternate ISP. The issue is we are unable to obtain all gmail
ips to write static route in a short time. We have a bunch of IPs which we have obtained and are sure it works. Hardcoding the host entries in /etc/hosts for gmail make sure the traffic is routed through our desired ISP. My question is how to hardcode these
changes for all users in AD.
I am sure there are lots of other methods to troubleshoot the issue, but i find this a easy temp solution till the issue is fixed. Kindly suggest.
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Thanks for the reply, yes we are aware of the challenge. That's the reason we are trying to make host entries so that gmail resolves to particular ip and we could route it.
I agree the method that you specified would create the host entry but it would affect the user even when he/she is not in our network. Eg. a laptop user after applying the GPO leaves home and works in his network still the host file remain. Is there any
other workaround on this. I am looking for some simple solution as this issue might get fixed in 1 or 2 days, and don't want to complicate it further.
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