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Re: OSPF default-information originate command

  • From: David Freedman
  • Date: Mon Jul 21 12:52:01 2003

Well, since you are probably doing this either via the
"default-information originate" command, or via the "redistribute
command, its always going to be an AS-EXTERNAL route (inter-area),
either type 1 or 2 (depending on what you configure as metric-type).

David Freedman
Senior Network Engineer
Netscalibur UK Limited
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Since the route can never 
Simon Brilus wrote:
> Hi - Can anyone inform me, when a Cisco box (in the backbone) is configured
> to inject a default route into, is that considered an intra-area
> route or an inter-area route?
> Many thanks
> Simon Brilus
> Bulldog Communications