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  • Hirofumi Takahashi thinks this is interesting:

  • The maximum-paths limit must not be exceeded as a result of adding the route to a load-sharing “group.”

  • The next-hop router must be metrically closer to the destination. That is, its metric for the route must be smaller than the local router’s metric. A next-hop router, being closer to the destination, is often referred to as the downstream router.

  • The metric of the lowest-cost route, when multiplied by the variance, must be greater than the metric of the route to be added.

  • From

    Cover of Routing TCP/IP, Volume 1, 2/e


    Requirement for EIGRP Unequal Load Balancing