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  1. Hi Sergio,

    When you redistribute OSPF into EIGRP then it should advertise to R4. You don't have to redistribute connected, that's only needed when the network is not advertised in OSPF.


  2. Hi Rene,

    I discussed this with my study group and we came to find out that I was not entering the metric when redistributing ospf into eigrp. In order for connected/networks to redistribute from another routing protocol into eigrp I would need to specify the metric unless is eigrp into eigrp. Thanks for your response.

  3. Hi Sergio,

    Good to hear you figured it out. RIP and EIGRP require a seed metric, if you don't specify it then the metric will be infinite and it can't be installed in the routing table.


  4. Yep, seed metric is key for those routing protocols. Won't forget now.

  5. Hi Shaun,

    First of all, let's forget about the static routes :slight_smile: With static routes we can make anything work but in this example, we are using routing protocols only.

    The problem with R1 and is that R2 will never install a route from R4 about

    Why? For R2, it's a directly connected network so whatever R4 advertises...the directly connected link is always preferred.

    If you want reachability to it from R1 then it's best to do a "redistribute connected" on R2, make sure you use a route-map so that only the FastEthernet0/0 interface is selected.


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