Floating Static Route and Default Route Configuration

huawei-floating-static-routing

In this lesson we sill focus on How to Configure Floating Static Route and Default Route on Huawe Routers. We will give examples for both of this configurations. Let’s start.

Floating Static Route Configuration

Floating Static Route is used for a Backup Static Route. A second route is defined with a high Preference and if the first link fails, then this floating static route is used as a Backup.

For our example, we will use the below topology. And as you can see, the Grey link will be configured as Backup to the destination (Floating Static Route).


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Let’s configure this on both of the routers.

system-view 
[Huawei-Router1] ip route-static 10.10.30.0 24 GigabitEthernet 1/1/1 
[Huawei-Router1] ip route-static 10.10.30.0 24 GigabitEthernet 1/1/2 preference 110
system-view 
[Huawei-Router2] ip route-static 10.10.30.0 24 GigabitEthernet 1/1/1 
[Huawei-Router2] ip route-static 10.10.30.0 24 GigabitEthernet 1/1/2 preference 110


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