A Few Easy Steps: Cisco IOS, Adding a default route

In this session of A Few Easy Steps, we will be adding a static route to a Cisco Router.

In General this will work on any Layer3 Cisco IOS device.

Session Prerequisites:

  • You have a Cisco Console Cable
  • You have a serial port
  • You have a Terminal Program that you can access your Serial Port

Session Assumptions:

  • Your default route is for all unknown networks
  • The Default router IP is
  • You have at least one Routing Interface UP/UP
  • IP Routing is already enabled

Our goals of this session are:

  • Enable Default Route

Enable Default Route

ip route 1 permanent

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