As stated in Chapter 1, route summarization reduces the amount of information that routers must process, which allows for faster convergence within the network. Summarization also restricts the size of the area that is affected by network changes by hiding detailed topology information from certain areas within the network. And finally, as was stated earlier in this chapter, summarization is used to define a Query boundary for EIGRP. EIGRP supports two types of route summarization. These two types are:
- Automatic route summarization
- Manual route summarization
By default, automatic route summarization is in effect when . . .
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