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  1. Hi Rene

    Got a couple of questions - firstly after a while you stopped using the acronym LFA and used LSA instead - are they in fact the same thing? (I keep thinking of the completely unrelated Link State Advertisment when I read that!)

    “When you have multiple possible LSAs, fast reroute has to select one LSA. EIGRP will not just select the “best” (lowest metric) feasible successor but uses some “tie-breakers” to select the best LSA. When you use per-prefix LSA, we have these four attributes:”

    Also, is the tiebreaker “Lowest repair path metric” effectively just

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  2. Hi,
    yes helpful, thanks
    Waiting for your response i closed my GNS3 lab
    When i restarted the lab, R1 gives me this output


    As you can see, R3 became the repair path (instead of R4) as i just closed and restarted the lab
    I don’t understand why this happened, but now this is correct with the theory: R3 is the repair path because of its better metric, and R1 does not know that R2 and R3 are on the same multi-access segment
    But with my platform / IOS, i cant set

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  3. Hello Dominique

    Sometimes GNS3 can behave in this way. It does occasionally occur where some behaviour is strange, but a reboot or a restart of the lab brings about the expected results. Sometimes it just “gets stuck”. It’s one of the quirks of GNS3 that we have to live

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  4. I am using GNS3, what IOS are you using as mine don’t support the command -
    fast-reroute per-prefix all

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