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when i do ip routing on my switch

ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 to GW it doesnt work
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when i do ip deafult gateway...it works and i can ping the GW

thoughts ?
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The "ip default-gateway" command is used to specify the default gateway when routing is not enabled. If routing is enabled ((config)#ip routing), the ip default-gateway command is unnecessary.
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On a switch not capable of routing such as 2960, 2950 etc the "ip default-gateway" is required if you need to remotely manage the switch. On these type of switches the "ip routing" command has no bearing ( unsupported)
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A layer 3 switch will use the "ip route" command while a layer 2 switch will need the "ip default gateway"
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You have a layer 2 switch; you should use "ip deafult gateway X.X.X.X"

Which cisco switch you have ?
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