Some configuration and startup files are used in Solaris to start routing protocols at the boot time. Entries in these files play an important role and must be configured carefully. The following sections describe each of these files and their configurations.

The /etc/defaultrouter File

The /etc/defaultrouter file contains one or more routers that can be used as default routers. Usually only one IP address or hostname is present in this file that is used as a router of last resort. If multiple host names or IP addresses are used, these are separated by white spaces. Lines starting with the # symbol are comment lines in this file. Following is a typical /etc/defaultrouter file:

bash-2.03# cat /etc/defaultrouter ...

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