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Metric

Metric specifies the metric used to distinguish between multiple matching routes of the same prefix length. If multiple route prefixes match a packet destination, the route with the longest prefix length is preferred. If multiple matching routes exist with the same prefix length, then the route with the lower metric is used.

If Metric is not specified, an automatic metric is generated.

Values

 

Metric

Specifies the metric used to distinguish between multiple matching routes of the same prefix length.

Valid Passes

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Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-TCPIP.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to configure TCPIP.

<Interfaces>
   <Interface wcm:action="add">
      <Ipv4Settings>
         <DhcpEnabled>true</DhcpEnabled> 
         <Metric>20</Metric> 
         <RouterDiscoveryEnabled>false</RouterDiscoveryEnabled> 
      </Ipv4Settings>
      <Ipv6Settings>
         <DhcpEnabled>false</DhcpEnabled> 
         <Metric>30</Metric> 
         <RouterDiscoveryEnabled>true</RouterDiscoveryEnabled> 
      </Ipv6Settings>
      <Routes>
         <Route wcm:action="add">
            <Identifier>1</Identifier> 
            <Metric>10</Metric> 
            <NextHopAddress>10.0.0.1</NextHopAddress> 
            <Prefix>10</Prefix> 
         </Route>
         <Route wcm:action="add">
            <Identifier>10</Identifier> 
            <Metric>29</Metric> 
            <NextHopAddress>123.45.67.8</NextHopAddress> 
            <Prefix>234</Prefix> 
         </Route>
      </Routes>
      <UnicastIpAddresses>
         <IpAddress wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="1">123.45.6.78</IpAddress> 
         <IpAddress wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="2">fff:1::3</IpAddress> 
      </UnicastIpAddresses>
      <Identifier>123</Identifier>
   </Interface>
   <Interface wcm:action="add">
      <Ipv4Settings>
         <DhcpEnabled>true</DhcpEnabled> 
         <Metric>20</Metric> 
         <RouterDiscoveryEnabled>false</RouterDiscoveryEnabled> 
      </Ipv4Settings>
      <Ipv6Settings>
         <DhcpEnabled>false</DhcpEnabled> 
         <Metric>10</Metric> 
         <RouterDiscoveryEnabled>true</RouterDiscoveryEnabled> 
      </Ipv6Settings>
      <UnicastIpAddresses>
         <IpAddress wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="1">123.45.67.8</IpAddress> 
         </UnicastIpAddresses>
      <Routes>
         <Route wcm:action="add">
            <Identifier>1</Identifier> 
            <Metric>10</Metric> 
            <NextHopAddress>123.45.67/8</NextHopAddress> 
            <Prefix>12345</Prefix> 
         </Route>
      </Routes>
      <Identifier>456</Identifier> 
   </Interface>
</Interfaces>

See Also

Concepts

Route

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