configure ospf area stub stub-default-cost

configure ospf area area-identifier stub [summary | nosummary] stub-default-cost cost


Configures an OSPF area as a stub area.

Syntax Description

area-identifier Specifies an OSPF area.
summary Specifies that type-3 can be propagated into the area.
nosummary Specifies that type-3 cannot be propagated into the area.
cost Specifies a cost metric.



Usage Guidelines

A stub area is connected to only one other area. The area that connects to a stub area can be the backbone area. External route information is not distributed into stub areas. Stub areas are used to reduce memory and computation requirements on OSPF routers.


The following command configures an OSPF area as a stub area:

configure ospf area stub nosummary stub-default-cost 10


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms with an Advanced Edge or Base license, or higher, as described in the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.