How to make routing rules persistent, when I want packets to leave the same interface they came in?

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Issue

  • How can I persistently route network packets to the same network interface from where it came from?
  • Two interfaces are connected to different subnets. How can I persistently make the network packets go back via the interface where they came from?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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