CCNA Interview Questions on Static Route and Default Static Route !!
Hello Guys, myself Bipul Roy, I am dual CCIE (CCIE#36690). I have worked long 12 years in the IP networking industry in different companies. So, I have prepared this list of interview questions based on my working experience and networking knowledge. These are the very common questions asked by the interviewer from Static Route section. I hope this will help you to prepare the networking interview. Best of luck and Thank you.
What is remote network?
A remote network is a network that is not directly connected to the router. Network is connected to another router at remote side.
What is Static route?
Static route is Static Routing mechanism, use to create route/routing path manually to reach remote network.
What are the advantages of Static routing?
- It is easy to implement.
- It is most secure way of routing, since no information is shared with other routers.
- It puts no load on resources such as CPU or memory.
What are the disadvantages of Static routing?
- It is suitable only for small network.
- Very hard to manage load balancing.
What is the syntax of Static routing?
Router(config)#ip route <remote_network> <subnetmask> <next_hop_ip/exit_interface>
What is the metric of Static route?
The metric of Static route is 0.
What is Static host route?
When we configure Static Route to reach a specific host/destination that is called Static Host Route.
What is the function of ‘Permanent’ key word in Static routing configuration?
The permanent key word with static route configuration keeps the route in the routing table without checking the exit interface or route to the next hop.
What is Floating Static route?
When we configure Static Router as a Backup route by changing AD (Administrative Distance) value, which is called Floating static route.
What is the AD value of Static route?
The AD value of Static route is 1.
What is Default Static route?
A default static route is a static route that simply says all traffic go here because when there is no specific route in routing table.
What is the significance 0.0.0.0/0?
0.0.0.0/0 is called default route. The route in which any IP address can fall from range 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255.
What is the Gateway of Last Resort?
A Gateway of Last Resort or Default gateway is a route used by a router when no other known route exists to forward an IP packet.
What is the AD value and metric of Default Static route?
The Administrative Distance value of default static route is 1 and metric is 0.
What is the method of load balance in Static Route?
By making two same static routes on the same router but with different next-hops.
What is the AD value of a Static Route when we point to exit interface?
Default AD value of static route is 1 whether it pointing to Next Hop IP or Out going interface.