Default Gateway/Route

In the past (VyOS 1.1) used a gateway-address configured under the system tree (set system gateway-address <address>), this is no longer supported and existing configurations are migrated to the new CLI command.


set protocols static route next-hop <address>

Specify static route into the routing table sending all non local traffic to the nexthop address <address>.

delete protocols static route

Delete default route from the system.


show ip route

Show routing table entry for the default route.

vyos@vyos:~$ show ip route
Routing entry for
  Known via "static", distance 10, metric 0, best
  Last update 09:46:30 ago
  *, via eth0.201

See also

Configuration of Static