configure ospfv3 area cost

configure ospfv3 area area_identifier cost [automatic | cost]


Configures the cost of sending a packet to all interfaces belonging to an area.

Syntax Description

area_identifier Specifies an OSPFv3 area, a four-byte, dotted decimal number.
automatic Determine the advertised cost from the OSPFv3 metric table.
cost Specifies the cost metric. Range is 1 to 65535.


The default cost is automatic.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to set the cost of the links belonging to area manually, if the default cost needs to be overwritten. The interface cost is advertised as the link cost in router-LSA.


The following command configures the cost of area to 10. All the links of this area will inherit the area's cost value of 10.

configure ospfv3 area cost  10


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms with an Advanced Edge or Base license, or higher, as described in the ExtremeXOS 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.