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  1. Hi Andrew,

    First off, Thank you for extending your help!

    I want to accomplish this WITHOUT distributing or redistributing into EIGRP neighbors within the same AS. I actually tried your recommendation (below) last week in my lab, thinking it would work, but apparently it didn’t!

    R1(config)#router eigrp 1

    Here’s what R1 has in its RIB table as static:

    ip route
    ip route (needs to be routed vi
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  2. Hi Andrew,

    My lab is setup exactly as follows


    Only difference is that I added 6 static routes on Carl and attempted to advertise 2 out of 6 from Carl so they would show up on other EIGRP routers. No LUCK! What am I missing?

    However, it works with discard route (tested successfully), distribute-list / redistribution (as you suggested earlier). But it just wouldn’t work / propagate with a simple static and network cmd to other routers.

    Please take a look at the attached file.


  3. Hi Syed,
    I have an answer for you. Your detailed information was very helpful, so thanks for that. EIGRP does NOT advertise static routes (except if you tell it to do redistribution), unless it considers the route to be connected to a local interface. To understand this, you should know that static routes can be defined two different ways:

    1. The route can point to a next hop address, as you have done: ip route
    2. The route can point to an interface such as: ip route serial0/0/0

    When you use an i

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  4. Hello Linda!

    When you add the EIGRP implementation, make sure you are configuring the static neighbour relationship correctly.

    The frame-relay map <em>protocol protocol_address</em> [broadcast] command forwards broadcasts to the specified address when multicast is not enabled. By using static neighbour relationships for EIGRP we are inherently using only unicast so this command would make no difference.

    Check your config again and if you still have problems, copy and paste the relevant parts of your config so we can take a look.

    I hope this was helpful!


  5. Hello Hussein.

    When you set up a static neighbour on an EIGRP enabled interface of a router, the interface changes to using unicast EIGRP updates to the specific neighbour. This DISABLES multicast updates. You cannot have both unicast and multicast functioning on the same interface. They are mutually exclusive.

    I hope this has been helpful!


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