Consider the following command:
ip route 192.168.10.0 255.255.255.0 10.10.10.2 5
How would an administrator test this configuration?
- Delete the default gateway route on the router.
- Ping any valid address on the 192.168.10.0/24 network.
- Manually shut down the router interface used as a primary route.
- Ping from the 192.168.10.0 network to the 10.10.10.2 address.
Answers Explanation & Hints:
A floating static is a backup route that only appears in the routing table when the interface used with the primary route is down. To test a floating static route, the route must be in the routing table. Therefore, shutting down the interface used as a primary route would allow the floating static route to appear in the routing table.