Strange static route

Joel Maslak jmaslak at
Sat Sep 24 01:18:42 UTC 2011

Protection against learning a bad default route through whatever routing protocol they are learning, since these two routes would be more specific than any typical default route.  They probably got burned learning a default route.

On Sep 23, 2011, at 7:12 PM, Glen Kent <glen.kent at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have seen a few operators adding static routes like:
> some next-hop and
> some next-hop.
> Why would anyone want to add such static routes? What does
> mean. Note that the netmask is 1 and not 0.
> Thanks,
> Glen

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