Eigrp summary route question

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Apr 9th, 2010

Hi all,

If we have Router A connected to 3 different networks and is using EIGRP

172.16.5.144/28

172.16.5.160/28

172.16.5.128/28

so what summary route will be shown in output of sh ip route on Router A

many thanks

mahesh

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Correct Answer by Nagendra Kumar ... about 6 years 8 months ago

Mahesh,

Yes. When you configure eigrp summary address of 172.16.5.128/26, it will have an entry in local RIB pointing to null interface.

Regards,

Nagendra

Correct Answer by Federico Coto F... about 6 years 8 months ago

Hi,

If you want a single summary statement, the best one is this:

172.16.5.128/26

Just make sure there are no overlapping in any other part of the network.

Federico.

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Federico Coto F... Fri, 04/09/2010 - 16:24

Hi,

If you want a single summary statement, the best one is this:

172.16.5.128/26

Just make sure there are no overlapping in any other part of the network.

Federico.

Nagendra Kumar ... Sat, 04/10/2010 - 02:52

Hi Mahesh,

From your description, all 3 networks are connected to Router A. So it all will be shown as connected route in routing table. There wont be any summary route generated by default.

If you configure a EIGRP summary, an entry pointing to null interface will be installed in your routing table.

HTH,

Nagendra

mahesh18 Sat, 04/10/2010 - 07:44

Hi,

thanks for reply

so if i config this as summm router then entry in routing table will be

172.16.5.128/26  and it points to null table right?

mahesh

Correct Answer
Nagendra Kumar ... Sat, 04/10/2010 - 07:57

Mahesh,

Yes. When you configure eigrp summary address of 172.16.5.128/26, it will have an entry in local RIB pointing to null interface.

Regards,

Nagendra

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