Executed from a Windows Command Prompt "Run as Administrator"
route add [destination network] mask [netmask] [switch ip] metric 2
1. For a J+P network of 10.0.0.0, subnet mask 255.0.0.0 and switch IP 192.168.0.254
route add 10.0.0.0 mask 255.0.0.0 192.168.0.254 metric 2
2. For a J+P network of 172.16.0.0, subnet mask 255.255.0.0 and switch IP 192.168.1.49
route add 172.16.0.0 mask 255.255.0.0 192.168.1.49 metric 2
Whether setting up or troubleshooting a system, there are some situations where adding a static route to the computer's internal routing table is necessary:
While adding a static route to a computer can be a great testing and troubleshooting tool, it will not enhance the actual operation of the system as the static route is only tied to the computer that the route is applied to. This method should not serve as a replacement for adding a Static Route to a system to access Layer 3 Features.