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  1. Hi Rene,

    If we have three path to destination and we configure variance to use the three path just like in your example here :-


    My question is :-
    The traffic will be shared in which way ? to be more clarify, In the begging of this article you said " if the feasible successor has a feasible distance which is 5 times worse than the successor then traffic will be shared in a 5:1 way " so what the rate will be if we have three path to destination ( the successor and tow feasible successors ) ?

  2. Hi Hussein,

    It will be shared in proportion based on the feasible distance. If the successor had a FD of 100 and the feasible successors had a FD of 20 and 10 then you’d see a 10:2:1 ratio.


  3. i didn’t understand this
    could you explain more details about this . that will be hard when the numbers are high .
    and i show command its show me share count

    Router#show ip route
    Routing entry for
      Known via "eigrp 1", distance 90, metric 156416, type internal
      Redistributing via eigrp 1
      Last update from on FastEthernet0/0, 00:01:11 ago
      Routing Descriptor Blocks:, from, 00:01:11 ago, via FastEthernet0/0
          Route metric is 156416, traffic share count is 240
          Total delay is 5110 microseconds
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  4. Hello Florain

    The FS is a FS only if it is not in the routing table. If it is in the routing table it has the best metric and is thus considered a successor, even if there are more than one such as is the case with EIGRP load balancing.

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