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Re: IPX EIGRP Metrics [7:41585] posted 04/18/2002
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IPX EIGRP and IP EIGRP are 2 different processes (it would seem) but the
floating static route would be :
ipx route default DDD.0004.dd82.0340 floating-static

Anthony Pace

""Logan, Harold""  wrote in message
> Steve,
> What IP routing protcol are you using? If you're using an IP routing
> protocol that only routes based on bandwidth (ie OSPF) you should be able
> influence the IPX EIGRP routing decisions by changing the delay on the
> interface.
> If you're using EIGRP as your IP routing protcol as well, that doesn't do
> you much good. From there you have two possible solutions I can think of.
> One would be to change the bandwidth or delay to get your IPX traffic to
> what you want, then use policy routing to force your IP traffic to do what
> you want. That sounds like the simplest approach.
> Your other option would be to tune the metrics under IP EIGRP so that they
> don't take delay into account, then change the delay on the interface
> however you see fit. I don't know if changing the metric weights in IP
> would affect IPX EIGRP, so I'd shy away from that if at all possible.
> hth,
> Hal
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Barlow [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 8:10 AM
> To: cisco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: IPX EIGRP Metrics [7:41585]
> Is there any way to alter the metrics of IPX EIGRP other than changing the
> bandwidth on an interface?  Specifically, I want to route IPX traffic over
> 40Mbs link instead of a 100Mbs temporarily, and I don't want to alter the
> bandwidth on the interface as it will affect the IP routing.
> Thank you in advance.
> Steve

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