To see the default gateway of VMKernel:
esxcfg-route

To set the default gateway of VMKernel:
esxcfg-route 192.168.1.1

Command Options:
/usr/sbin/esxcfg-route -h
esxcfg-route [ [] |
can be specified in 3 ways:
* As a single argument in / format
* Or as a pair.
* Or as 'default'
-a|--add       Add route, to the VMkernel,
requires (described above)
and gateway IP address
-d|--del       Delete route from VMkernel.
Requires (described above)
-l|--list      List configured routes for the VMkernel
-r|--restore   Restore route setting to configured values
on system start. (INTERNAL USE ONLY)
-h|--help      Show this message.
If no options are specified then it will print the default gateway.
The default gateway can be set directly as : esxcfg-route

Examples:
Add a route to 192.168.100.0 network through 192.168.0.1
esxcfg-route -a 192.168.100.0/24 192.168.0.1
or
esxcfg-route -a 192.168.100.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.0.1
Set the VMkernel default gateway of 192.168.0.1
esxcfg-route 192.168.0.1
or
esxcfg-route -a default 192.168.0.1
Delete a 192.168.100.0 route from the VMkernel:
esxcfg-route -d 192.168.100.0/24 192.168.0.1

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