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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Static Routing

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This chapter explains the types of static routes as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each type. It also addresses routing configuration and troubleshooting.
This chapter is from the book

This chapter is from the book


Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of static routes?
  • Can you explain the purpose of different types of static routes?
  • Can you configure IPv4 and IPv6 static routes by specifying a next-hop address?
  • How is legacy classful addressing used in network implementation?
  • What is the purpose of CIDR in replacing classful addressing?
  • How do you design and implement a hierarchical addressing scheme?
  • How do you configure an IPv4 and IPv6 summary network address to reduce the number of routing table entries?
  • Can you configure a floating static route to provide a backup connection?
  • How does a router process packets when a static route is configured?
  • How do you troubleshoot common static and default route configuration issues?
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