# protocols ripng default-metric <metric>

Sets the default metric for external routes that are redistributed into RIPng.

set protocols ripng default-metric metric
delete protocols ripng default-metric
show protocols ripng default-metric

Routes that are imported into RIPng are assigned a metric of 1.

metric
Mandatory. A metric assigned to external routes that are imported into RIPng. The metric ranges from 1 through 16. The default metric is 1.

Configuration mode

``````
protocols {
ripng {
default-metric metric
}
}
``````

Use the set form of this command to set the default metric for external routes that are redistributed into RIPng.

Use the delete form of this command to restore the default RIPng metric for external routes that are redistributed into RIPng; that is, routes are assigned a metric of 1.

Use the show form of this command to display the default metric for external routes that are redistributed into RIPng.