default route in EIGRP

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Jul 8th, 2008

hi ,

How can I inject this default route in EIGRP

ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.0.0.254

thanx

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by Nagendra Kumar ... about 8 years 6 months ago

Hi,

"default-information" command in EIGRP will not originate a default route as like OSPF. It works a bit different.

It instructs the router to accept/advertise the default candidate network. (Hope you remember IGRP doesnt advertise 0.0.0.0 network and so we use ip default-network command)

Say you have the below tpology,

R1------------R2------

10.0.0.0 11.0.0.0

In R2, if you configure "ip default-network 11.0.0.0" command.

11.0.0.0 network will be marked as default candidate network in R1 as below,

D* 11.0.0.0/8

Now configure "no default-information in" in R1, clear the EIGRP neighbor and check the table. 11.0.0.0 will not be marked as default candidate network.

HTH,

Nagendra

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Nagendra Kumar ... Tue, 07/08/2008 - 03:03

Hi,

Do you want this static route to be redistributed into your EIGRP domain?. If so, you can use the following command..

ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.0.0.254

router eigrp 1

redistribute static metric 10000 1 255 10 1500

fd_case17 Tue, 07/08/2008 - 03:22

ok well

What's the command under process router eigrp

default-information

it doesn't seem to work like ospf does

Richard Burts Tue, 07/08/2008 - 03:58

You are correct. In current code EIGRP does not implement the default-information-originate function. In a presentation at the Networkers conference it was stated that it is planned for EIGRP to implement this in some future release. But current code for EIGRP does not do this.

HTH

Rick

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Nagendra Kumar ... Tue, 07/08/2008 - 04:05

Hi,

"default-information" command in EIGRP will not originate a default route as like OSPF. It works a bit different.

It instructs the router to accept/advertise the default candidate network. (Hope you remember IGRP doesnt advertise 0.0.0.0 network and so we use ip default-network command)

Say you have the below tpology,

R1------------R2------

10.0.0.0 11.0.0.0

In R2, if you configure "ip default-network 11.0.0.0" command.

11.0.0.0 network will be marked as default candidate network in R1 as below,

D* 11.0.0.0/8

Now configure "no default-information in" in R1, clear the EIGRP neighbor and check the table. 11.0.0.0 will not be marked as default candidate network.

HTH,

Nagendra

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