Static Route Configuration

IOS allows the definition of individual static routes using the ip route global configuration command. Every ip route command defines a destination that can be matched, usually with a subnet ID and mask. The command also lists the forwarding instructions, typically listing either the outgoing interface or the next-hop router’s IP address. IOS then takes that information and adds that route to the IP routing table.

As an example, Figure B-6 shows a small IP network. The diagram actually holds a subset of Figure 16-3, from Chapter 16, with some of the unrelated details removed. The figure shows only the details related to a static route on R1, for subnet 172.16.2.0/24, which sits on the far right. To create that static ...

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