How to check, add and delete routes in linux

There are two commands which are useful either to add or delete route, those are  route and ip. We will see how to change route using command route.

Route Synopsis

To check the routing table

Command: nestat -rn

Adding route

Deleting route

A quick way to add default route

A  quick way to delete defualt route

3 thoughts on “How to check, add and delete routes in linux

  1. Can you tell how to delete a route based on interface name?

    Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface * U 0 0 0 eth0
    link-local * U 1002 0 0 eth0 * U 0 0 0 docker0
    default xmas-core1.c UG 0 0 0 eth0

    Like, say I want to delete all with iface “eth0”

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