How do we set a default gateway?

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How do we set a default gateway?

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Simple question "How do we set a default gateway?"

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Hi @ukmercenary ,

 

Default gateway for what exactly ? (mgmt ? dataplane ?)

 

For your management interface it's part of the system IP-address configuration command.  Here's an example :

admin@PA-200# set deviceconfig system ip-address 10.0.0.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 default-gateway 10.0.0.1 dns-setting servers primary 4.2.2.2

It's explained in this article:

Getting Started: Setting Up Your Firewall 

 

For your dataplane interfaces you can check the following article:

Getting Started: Layer 3, NAT, and DHCP 

 

Note that if you don't know a specific CLI command you can use the following command to find existing command options :

 

admin@PA-200# find command keyword default-gateway

This will return all the existing CLI commands containing 'default-gateway'

 

I hope this helps,

-Kiwi.

 
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From the GUI.

In the virtual router, just add a static route destination 0.0.0.0/0.   Next hop. (Gateway address)

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I utilized the full command "

 set deviceconfig system ip-address 10.0.0.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 default-gateway 10.0.0.1 dns-setting servers primary 4.2.2.2"

on the command line with a console cable and it cut if off after the netmask 4 digits then placed the rest of the statement "default-gateway...... & dns ontop of that line.  So I could only set the ip nothing else.  Has any one experienced this?  It is a PA 220.  Is there a way around it so I can add the default gateway and dns by themselves?

 

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