Static Route Applications

In this article we will discuss Static Route Applications, will make brief discussion on Static Route Applications, In last article we discuss about When to Use Static Routes.

Static routes are most often used to connect to a specific network or to provide a Gateway of Last Resort for a stub network. They can also be used to:

  • Reduce the number of routes advertised by summarizing several contiguous networks as one static route
  • Create a backup route in case a primary route link fails

The following types of IPv4 and IPv6 static routes will be discussed:

  • Standard static route
  • Default static route
  • Summary static route
  • Floating static route

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