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Cisco® BGP-4 Command and Configuration Handbook (CCIE Professional Development) by William R. Parkhurst Ph.D.

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10-4. redistribute protocol route-map route-map-name metric metric

Syntax Description:

  • protocol— Routes learned via protocol will be redistributed into BGP.

  • route-map-name— Name of the route map used to control which routes will be redistributed into BGP. The route map can also be used to modify the BGP attributes of the redistributed routes.

  • metric— Metric to assign to the redistributed routes. The value is in the range of 0 to 4294967295.

Purpose: To redistribute routes into BGP that have been learned via a routing protocol other than BGP. The metric of the non-BGP-learned routes is transferred to the metric or multi-exit discriminator (MED) of the new BGP route if the metric option is not used. If the metric option is used, the assigned metric ...

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