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default-information originate

vpn router ospf default-information originate—Generate a default external route into an OSPF routing domain (on vEdge routers only).

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► OSPF

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id
        originate (always | metric metric | metric-type type)


Advertise Type 1 External Routes
originate metric-type type 1
Advertise the default route as an OSPF Type 1 external route.
Advertise Type 2 External Routes
originate metric-type type 2
Advertise the default route as an OSPF Type 2 external route.
Always Advertise the Default Route
originate always
Always advertise the default route in an OSPF routing domain.
Assign a Metric to the Default Route
originate metric metric
Set the metric to use to generate the default route.
Range: 0 through 16777214

Operational Commands

show ospf routes


Always advertise the default route:

vEdge(config-ospf)# default-information originate always 
vEdge(config-ospf)# show configuration 
vpn 1
   default-information originate always

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.​
In Release 17.1, remove default value for originate metric.

Additional Information

See the Routing CLI Reference article for your software release.

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