This command adds a static route entry for an existing virtual router (vRouter) service for a fabric, cluster, standalone switch, or virtual network (vNET).

Syntax   vrouter-static-route-add

vrouter-name name-string

Specify the name of the vRouter service.

network ip-address

Specify the IP subnet of the network that you want to add a static route.

netmask netmask

Specify the netmask of the IP subnet.

gateway-ip ip-address

Specify the IP address of the gateway that you want to route packets destined for the network IP address to.


Specify if you want to drop packets to create a null static route.

Note: This option is mutually exclusive with gateway-ip parameter.

bfd-dst-ip ip-address

Specify the destination IP address for BFD monitoring.

distance number

Specify the administrative distance as a number between 0, and 255.

• 0  — Connected interface

• 1 — Static route

• 110 — OSPF

• 120 — RIP

• 200 — Internal BGP

interface vrouter-interface-nic

Specify the vRouter interface for the static route, if the gateway-ip is a link-local IPv6 address.

vrf vrf

Specify the name of the VRF.

Defaults   None.

Access   CLI


Version 1.2

Command introduced.

Version 2.1

The parameter distance added.

Version 2.6.2

The parameter bfd-dst-ip added.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter interface added.

Version 3.0.3

The parameter drop added.

Usage   Each fabric, cluster, standalone switch, or virtual network (vNET) can provide tenants with a virtual router (vRouter) service that forwards traffic between networks, and implements Layer 3 protocols. This command adds a static route entrv for an existing Router service.

Examples  To add a static route entry for the vRouter service, MyvService, use the following command:

CLI (network-admin@switch) > vrouter-static-route-add vrouter-name MyvService network gateway-ip