Configuring Default Route

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Description: ip default-gateway command is used when ip routing is disabled on a Cisco router. The ip default-network and ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 commands are used to set the gateway of last resort on Cisco routers that have ip routing enabled.

Command Syntax:  

1. ip default-gateway <ip address> Ex: ip default-gateway 192.168.14.2

2. ip default-network <ip address> Ex: ip default-network 192.168.1.0

3. ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 <ip-address> Ex: ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 192.168.5.1

Here 192.168.5.1 is the gateway of last resort to network 0.0.0.0

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