General Settings of a Virtual Router

  • Network > Virtual Routers > Router Settings > General
All virtual routers require that you assign Layer 3 interfaces and administrative distance metrics as described in the following table.
Virtual Router General Settings
Description
Name
Specify a name to describe the virtual router (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Interfaces
Select the interfaces that you want to include in the virtual router. Thus, they can be used as outgoing interfaces in the virtual router’s routing table.
To specify the interface type, refer to Network > Interfaces.
When you add an interface, its connected routes are added automatically.
Administrative Distances
Specify the following administrative distances:
  • Static routes—Range is 10-240; default is 10.
  • OSPF Int—Range is 10-240; default is 30.
  • OSPF Ext—Range is 10-240; default is 110.
  • IBGP—Range is 10-240; default is 200.
  • EBGP—Range is 10-240; default is 20.
  • RIP—Range is 10-240; default is 120.

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