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Im trying to connect 5 virtual machines using quagga but for some reason one of my virtual routers appears as inactive, when I use "show ip route" my router with IP "" is inactive

How can I activate my router?

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Not sure if it helps, but try to check your interfaces (their state, e.g. if they are up) using 'show interfaces' command. Also see here:… – Andrey Sapegin Jan 17 '14 at 15:24

You appear to have no route towards, so Quagga is unable to install a route through it. You are probably missing a kernel or static route towards

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