so does this mean only the first rip router will see the route? wouldnt that be all that is needed anyway, what difference would setting the metric to say 2 make ?
No, other RIP routers will see the route. As Giuseppe explaned, the seed metric is a starter metric that gives RIP process a value to start with since RIP does not undestand other vlaues protocols like OSPF and IGRP use.
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