Join Denise Allen-Hoyt for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring default static routes, part of Up and Running with Cisco CLI Router Configuration.
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- Okay, so now I'm going to show you…how to configure a default static route.…A default route, also known as…a gateway of last resort, is the route used…by the router to forward traffic…when no other route exists in the routing table…for specified destination network.…Typically, the default route will point out…to the ISP, the internet service provider.…A default static route is also known as…a quad zero route, that's because…it has four zeros in the IP route command.…It is configured with a 0.0.0.0, for both…the destination IP address and the subnet mask.…
This command supports either the use…of the next hop IP address, or the accent interface.…However, because of the minimal lookup process required,…the exit interface argument is preferred.…I'm going to show you now how to configure…the default route from the west router…out to the ISP, but first I have to…bring up that serial link that has the connection.…I'm going to go ahead and click on west,…click on the CLI tab, expand the window,…my password is myconsolepassword,…
- Accessing a Cisco router
- Exploring terminal emulation
- Configuring a router hostname
- Disabling IP domain lookup
- Securing access
- Configuring interfaces and routes
- Setting up dynamic routing
- Verifying configurations
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Accessing the Router
2. Global Commands
3. Secure Management Access
Encrypting passwords3m 8s
4. Configuring Interfaces
5. Configuring Static and Default Routes
6. Configuring Dynamic Routing
7. Verifying Configurations
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