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  1. Thank you so much for this clear explanation

  2. thank you dear for your amazing explanation …it just like eating Italian pasta …delicious and useful

  3. Hi Rene,

    How does EIGRP come up with the local metric for the interface it’s using to reach the destination network? And where can we see it. Thank you

  4. Hi Victor,

    EIGRP uses this formula to calculate the metric:

    https://networklessons.com/eigrp/eigrp-k-values-formula/

    Here is an example of a directly connected gigabit interface with a network that is advertised in EIGRP:

    R1#show ip eigrp topology 192.168.12.0/24
    EIGRP-IPv4 Topology Entry for AS(1)/ID(11.11.11.11) for 192.168.12.0/24
      State is Passive, Query origin flag is 1, 1 Successor(s), FD is 2816
      Descriptor Blocks:
      0.0.0.0 (GigabitEthernet0/1), from Connected, Send flag is 0x0
          Composite metric is (2816/0), route is Internal
          Vector metric
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  5. Hi Rene,
    Thank you for the explaintions, is clear and easy to understand.

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