eigrp set next hop

David Swafford david at davidswafford.com
Tue Apr 19 01:25:05 UTC 2011

What's the real goal behind this?  What your describing sounds like a
horrible band-aid....


On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Andrey Khomyakov <
khomyakov.andrey at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi nanog
> I need to advertise EIGRP route with a different next-hop value than self
> Due to how the connections are setup, I have to run BGP between two peers
> that are 3 hops away from each other.
> router1--router2--firewall--router3
> I'm running EBGP between router1 and router3
> router1 is redistributing into EIGRP that's running with router2
> The problem is that now router2 thinks that router3 routes are reachable
> via
> router1 so I have myself a route loop.
> Is there a way to advertise an EIGRP route with next hop of router3 (or
> firewall for that matter) rather than router1 which is what EIGRP does by
> default
> Thank you in advance for advice.
> --
> Andrey Khomyakov
> [khomyakov.andrey at gmail.com]

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