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CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide, Video Enhanced Edition by Kevin Wallace

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EIGRP Metric Tuning

EIGRP metrics can be changed using several methods: setting interface bandwidth, setting interface delay, changing the metric calculation formula by configuring K-values, and even by adding to the calculated metric using offset lists. In practice, the most reasonable and commonly used methods are to set the interface delay and the interface bandwidth. This section examines all the methods, in part so that you will know which useful tools exist and in part to make you aware of some other design issues that then might impact the routes chosen by EIGRP.

Configuring Bandwidth and Delay

The bandwidth and delay interface subcommands set the bandwidth and delay associated with the interface. The commands themselves require little ...

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