360 Chapter 11: Implementing Redistribution and Controlling Routing Updates
Q&A
The questions and scenarios in this book are designed to be challenging and to make sure that you
know the answer. Rather than allowing you to derive the answers from clues hidden inside the
questions themselves, the questions challenge your understanding and recall of the subject.
You can find the answers to these questions in Appendix A. For more practice with exam-like
question formats, use the exam engine on the CD-ROM.
1. State two of the methods that Cisco recommends for controlling routing protocol traffic.
2. State two instances when you do not want routing information propagated.
3. In what instance will EIGRP automatically redistribute?
4. Which command is used to view the administrative distance of a route in the routing table?
5. When is redistribution required?
6. Why does Cisco recommend that you do not overlap routing protocols?
7. What is the metric used for in a routing protocol?
8. Give two reasons for using multiple routing protocols.
9. State one possible problem that you might experience with redistribution, and explain why it
is a problem.
10. What command is used to configure an outbound route filter? What part of the configuration
does it go in (global, interface, line, routing protocol, and so on)?
11. What is a passive interface?
12. What is the purpose of administrative distance?
13. What is the concern of redistributing into a redundant path?
14. Why is it necessary to configure a seed metric when redistributing between routing protocols?
15. Which command is used to modify the administrative distance of a route?

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