Static routing is the simplest and most basic form of IP routing. A static route consists of a destination IP prefix and a next hop IP address through which it can be reached. As shown in Figure 11-3, static routes are literally configured by the administrator on the local SRX device itself.
When you need a quick solution for getting routes up on an SRX device, static routing is the easiest one available.
Figure 11-3. Network administrator configures static route
In the Junos CLI configuration that follows, you will create a
new static route. You enter configuration mode and move to the static
route configuration hierarchy using the
editEntering configuration mode  jamesq@SRX5800-1#
edit routing-options static
You access the CLI help for the static route hierarchy:
[edit routing-options static] jamesq@SRX5800-1#
set ?Possible completions: + apply-groups Groups from which to inherit configuration data + apply-groups-except Don't inherit configuration data from these groups > defaults Global route options rib-group Routing table group > route Static route
And you find the
for creating a static route.
You begin building a
toward the 10.0.0.0/0 network (which you smartly abbreviate
10/0, a well-understood abbreviation for the
Junos CLI) and examine the CLI help:
[edit routing-options static] jamesq@SRX5800-1# ...