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metric-type

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Support for the realm statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2.

Support for the realm statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2 for EX Series switches.

Description

Specify the external metric type for the default LSA.

The configured metric determines the method used to compute the cost to a destination:

  • The Type 1 external metric is equivalent to the link-state metric. The path cost uses the advertised external path cost and the path cost to the AS boundary router (the route is equal to the sum of all internal costs and the external cost).

  • The Type 2 external metric uses the cost assigned by the AS boundary router (the route is equal to the external cost alone). By default, OSPF uses the Type 2 external metric.

Options

type—Metric type: 1 or 2

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.