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metric (Aggregate, Generated, or Static Route)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the metric value for an aggregate, generated, or static route. You can specify up to four metric values, starting with metric (for the first metric value) and continuing with metric2, metric3, and metric4.


metric—Metric value.

  • Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295 (232 – 1)

type type—(Optional) Type of route.

When routes are exported to OSPF, type 1 routes are advertised in type 1 externals, and routes of any other type are advertised in type 2 externals. Note that if a qualified-next-hop metric value is configured, this value overrides the route metric.

  • Range: 1 through 16

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.