I have seen this static route in one of the interfaces of the router:

ip route vrf vrf_45065 2
ip route vrf vrf_45065 2

Why use 2 at all ?

  • Do you refer to the "2" at the end of the line? – Orlando Gaetano Jan 12 '17 at 13:09
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The route

ip route vrf vrf_45065 2   

Is often called a host route. It means that traffic to the address (only) will be forwarded to The administrative distance for this route is set to 2.

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