OSPF cost manipulation

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Jul 13th, 2009
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I have a remote site that until recently was connected via L2L tunnel. We now have a DS3 to that site and I'd like to manipulate the cost of OSPF so that it picks the DS3 first and the tunnel second.

Can someone point me to a config example or a doc.



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Joseph W. Doherty Mon, 07/13/2009 - 12:27
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On most(?) Cisco routers, OSFP will compute a cost derived by the configured (or assumed) bandwidth statement. You can configured a manual OSFP cost too, but using the bandwidth statement, all interfaces will recompute their cost if you change the OSPF reference bandwidth. (I.e. I think the management aspect is better using bandwidth statements.)

Brent Rockburn Mon, 07/13/2009 - 12:32
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Sorry guys.. the L2L tunnel is a PIX515 .. should have mentioned that .. hahaha .. my bad ..

any help would still be great!


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