Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.5

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isis metric

Assign a metric to an interface.

Syntax
isis metric default-metric [level-1 | level-2]

To return to the default values, use the no isis metric [default-metric] [level-1 | level-2] command.

Parameters
default-metric
Metric assigned to the link and used to calculate the cost from each other router via the links in the network to other destinations. You can configure this metric for Level 1 or Level 2 routing. The range is from 0 to 16777215 irrespective of the metric style. The default is 10.

If metric value is configured to more than 63, system throughs the following warning:Warning: for metrics greater than 63, 'metric-style wide' should be configured on level-1-2, or it will be capped at 63.

If the metric style is WIDE, the metric values that are greater than 63 are only effective. ​

level-1
(OPTIONAL) Enter the keywords level-1 to configure the shortest path first (SPF) calculation for Level 1 (intra-area) routing. This setting is the default.
level-2
(OPTIONAL) Enter the keywords level-2 to configure the SPF calculation for Level 2 (inter-area) routing.
Defaults
default-metric = 10; level-1 (if not otherwise specified)
Command Modes
INTERFACE
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, see the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

Version
Description
9.10(0.1)
Introduced on the S6010-ON and S4048T-ON.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S3148.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S6100–ON.
9.8(2.0)
Introduced on the S3100 series.
9.8(1.0)
Introduced on the Z9100–ON.
9.8(0.0P5)
Introduced on the S4048-ON.
9.8(0.0P2)
Introduced on the S3048-ON.
9.7(0.0)
Introduced on the S6000-ON.
9.5(0.1)
Introduced on the Z9500.
9.0.2.0
Introduced on the S6000.
8.3.19.0
Introduced on the S4820T.
8.3.12.0
Introduced on the S4810.
8.3.11.1
Introduced on the Z9000.
Usage Information

Dell EMC Networking recommends configuring metrics on all interfaces. Without configuring this command, the IS-IS metrics are similar to hop-count metrics.


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