Configuring a static default route on a PE router

To allow route exchange between a PE router and its associated CE router, a static route must be created to the route that the user wants to provide access to with a next hop consisting of the IP address of the interface that is connected to the VRF. In this example, the IP address of the connected port on the CE router is, and the address on the CE that is provided access from the PE‘s VRF is To create a static route from PE 1 to CE 1, enter the following command.

      device(config)# ip route vrf VPN1