configure iproute delete default

configure iproute delete default [ipv6Gateway | ipv6ScopedGateway] {vr vr_name}


Deletes a default gateway from the routing table.

Syntax Description

ipv6Gateway Specifies a This command is available on the ExtremeSwitching X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, 5520 series switches. gateway IPv6 address.
ipv6ScopedGateway Specifies a scoped gateway.
vr_name Specifies the VR or VRF from which the route is deleted.


If no metric is specified, the default metric of 1 is used. If you do not specify a VR or VRF, the current VR context is used.

Usage Guidelines

Default routes are used when the router has no other dynamic or static route to the requested destination. A default gateway must be located on a configured IPv6 interface.


The following example deletes a default route from the switch:

configure iproute delete default 2001:db8::1234:5678


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Support for IPv6 was added in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on the platforms listed for the IPv6 unicast routing feature in the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.