3.1 Adding and Removing Default Route

In this exercise, you learn to add and remove a default route and its effect on routing data traffic. For the sake of this exercise, assume that the host is connected to the Internet and you can use a web browser to access Internet web sites.

Estimated Time: 10 minutes

Use the netstat command to display the current routing table. You will find a default route entry in the routing table. Start the Netscape browser and access the New Riders’ web site at
Use the route command with the del command-line option to delete the default route entry.
Again, try to access the web site. This time you will not be able to access it because your host ...

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