IPv6 Static Routes: Types and Configurations

Types of IPv6 Static Routes

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What are types of IPv6 static routes? (Choose three.)



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IPv6 static routes are configured manually by a network administrator and remain fixed until they are changed. The following are the three types of IPv6 static routes:

  1. Directly connected static routes: These routes are used to define the networks that are directly connected to an interface. The router does not need to perform a routing table lookup to forward packets to the destination network.

  2. Fully specified static routes: These routes are used to specify the complete path to the destination network. The administrator manually configures the next-hop address and the interface through which the packet should be forwarded.

  3. Recursive Static routes: These routes are used when the destination network is not directly connected to the router. In this case, the router forwards the packet to the next-hop router, which in turn performs a routing table lookup to forward the packet to the destination network.

Dynamically specified static routes, injected static routes, and redistributed static routes are not types of IPv6 static routes.

  • Dynamically specified static routes: There is no such thing as a dynamically specified static route. Dynamic routes are learned from neighboring routers using routing protocols like OSPF or BGP.
  • Injected static routes: There is no such thing as an injected static route. Injected routes are typically learned from a routing protocol and then installed in the routing table as dynamic routes.
  • Redistributed static routes: When a router redistributes static routes into a dynamic routing protocol, those routes become dynamic routes. Therefore, the term "redistributed static routes" is not valid.

So, the correct answer is A. Recursive static routes, B. Directly connected static routes, and C. Fully specified static routes.