I have run EIGRP over GRE tunnels many times. It works. The TTL is not an issue. The EIGRP multicast packet with TTL of 1 is encapsulated in an IP unicast header for transmission to the tunnel destination. It is the TTL of the GRE header that is decremented as the packet is forwarded through intermediate networks toward the tunnel destination. At the tunnel destination when the EIGRP packet is evaluated its TTL is valid.
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...