Chapter 7. Static Routing

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Configuring a static route on a router

The permanent keyword (optional)

Static routes and administrative distance (optional)

Configuring a default route on a router

Verifying static routes

Configuration example: Static routes

Configuring a Static Route on a Router

When using the ip route command, you can identify where packets should be routed in two ways:

The next-hop address

The exit interface

Both ways are shown in the “Configuration Example: Static Routes” and the “Configuring a Default Route on a Router” sections.

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