route command

posted May 5, 2013, 5:10 PM by Sachchida Ojha   [ updated May 5, 2013, 5:10 PM ]
The route command allows you to make manual entries into the network routing tables. The route command distinguishes between routes to hosts and routes to networks by interpreting the network address of the Destination variable, which can be specified either by symbolic name or numeric address. The route command resolves all symbolic names into addresses, using either the /etc/hosts file or the network n