Default and Floating Routes on Nokia Routers


Default Routes and Floating Static Routes

In this lesson we will talk about two different Static Route types. One of them is “Default Routes” and the other is “Floating Routes”. Now, let’s see what are they and why we use these different Static Routes.

Default Routes

Default routes are the routes that used by a router when there is no other route is known for a destination address. We can use the below picture. Here if to a destination there is no route on SR 1 then SR 1 will use the next hope that is mentioned as defaul-route. And this will be SR 2 here.

The basic command that will do it, mentioned below:

A:SR 1 # configure router static-route next-hop

Lesson tags: default routers, floating routes, static routes
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