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I am a beginner on this. When I perform a netstat -nr.

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I need to change

default    192.168.1.254
default    link#4

to

default    link#4
default    192.168.1.254

What command to swap this sequence?

  • The order of those two entries makes no difference. It basically maps the hardware interface to the IP address for that interface. Could you unravel your question one step back - what are you trying to get done or what is failing? – bmike Nov 29 '16 at 19:18
  • link#4 is actually goes to another subnet IP. When I do a ping, it fails to reply only until I remove the first default network hardware. My other Mac mini I don't know why link#4 is the first default and is working well. – Jonathan Nov 30 '16 at 2:15
  • Aah - I missed that. Changing the service order in network prefs would be my first thought. – bmike Nov 30 '16 at 2:55
  • Hey yeah! Problem solved using your method! – Jonathan Nov 30 '16 at 8:59
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Why don't you go to System Preferences -> Network to change it manually, with GUI.

  • I can change the ordering from the UI? – Jonathan Nov 30 '16 at 2:19
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The first thing to try with multiple en0 / en1 / en2 on a Mac OS would be to explicitly set the service order in the network preferences.

You can’t change the order of virtual private network (VPN) connections because they already take priority over non-VPN connections.

  1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Network.

  2. Click the Action pop-up menu , then choose Set Service Order.

  3. Drag services into the order you want.

  4. Click OK, then click Apply to make the new settings active.

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