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metric-out (Protocols RIPng)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the metric value to add to routes transmitted to the neighbor. Use this statement to control how other routing devices prefer RIPng routes sent from this neighbor.

When an export policy is configured, RIPng exports all learned routes to neighbors configured with the neighbor statement.

If a route being exported was learned from a member of the same RIPng group, the metric associated with that route (unless modified by an export policy) is the normal RIPng metric. For example, a RIPng route with a metric of 5 learned from a neighbor configured with a metric-in value of 2 is advertised with a combined metric of 7 when advertised to RIPng neighbors in the same group. However, if this route was learned from a RIPng neighbor in a different group or from a different protocol, the route is advertised with the metric value configured for that group with the metric-out statement. The default value for metric-out is 1.

To modify the metric for routes advertised outside a group, include the metric-out statement.


metric—Metric value.

  • Range: 1 through 16

  • Default: 1

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Support for routing instances introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0.