- When Gig2 is shutdown on R1, metric for the route to reach Loopback1 should not change on R2.
Relevant configs are posted below so you can lab it up.
hostname R1 interface Loopback1 ip address 10.0.0.1 255.255.255.0 ! interface GigabitEthernet1 description connected to r2 ip address 126.96.36.199 255.255.255.0 ip summary-address eigrp 100 10.0.0.0 255.255.254.0 ! interface GigabitEthernet2 ip address 10.0.1.1 255.255.255.0 ! ! router eigrp 100 network 188.8.131.52 0.0.0.255 redistribute connected !
hostname R2 interface GigabitEthernet1 ip address 184.108.40.206 255.255.255.0 ! router eigrp 100 network 220.127.116.11 0.0.0.255
Take note of the metric (3072) for the route in R2 to reach R1's Loopback1 and Gig2.
R2#sh ip route Gateway of last resort is not set 18.104.22.168/8 is variably subnetted, 2 subnets, 2 masks C 22.214.171.124/24 is directly connected, GigabitEthernet1 L 126.96.36.199/32 is directly connected, GigabitEthernet1 10.0.0.0/23 is subnetted, 1 subnets D 10.0.0.0 [90/3072] via 188.8.131.52, 00:03:59, GigabitEthernet1
Now shutdown Gig2 on R1 and notice the metric (130816) for the route in R2 to reach 10.0.0.0/23 has changed.
R1#conf t Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. R1(config)#int gig2 R1(config-if)# R1(config-if)#shutdown !!!!! !!!!! R2#sh ip route Codes: L - local, C - connected, S - static, R - RIP, M - mobile, B - BGP D - EIGRP, EX - EIGRP external, O - OSPF, IA - OSPF inter area N1 - OSPF NSSA external type 1, N2 - OSPF NSSA external type 2 E1 - OSPF external type 1, E2 - OSPF external type 2 i - IS-IS, su - IS-IS summary, L1 - IS-IS level-1, L2 - IS-IS level-2 ia - IS-IS inter area, * - candidate default, U - per-user static route o - ODR, P - periodic downloaded static route, H - NHRP, l - LISP a - application route + - replicated route, % - next hop override Gateway of last resort is not set 184.108.40.206/8 is variably subnetted, 2 subnets, 2 masks C 220.127.116.11/24 is directly connected, GigabitEthernet1 L 18.104.22.168/32 is directly connected, GigabitEthernet1 10.0.0.0/23 is subnetted, 1 subnets D 10.0.0.0 [90/130816] via 22.214.171.124, 00:00:05, GigabitEthernet1
Post comments on possible solutions as to how you can avoid the metric change on R2 when R1's Loopback1 is shutdown.
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