Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Command Reference
M Commands
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M Commands

maximum-paths (RIP)

M Commands

This chapter describes the Cisco NX-OS Routing Information Protocol (RIP) commands that begin with M.

maximum-paths (RIP)

To configure the maximum number of equal cost parallel routes that the Routing Information Protocol (RIP) can install into the routing table, use the maximum-paths command. To remove the maximum-paths command and restore the system to its default condition, use the no form of this command.

maximum-paths maximum

no maximum-paths

Syntax Description


Maximum number of parallel routes that RIP can install in a routing table. The range is from 1 to 16.

Command Default

8 paths

Command Modes

Router address-family configuration mode

Command History



This command was introduced.


This example shows how to allow a maximum of 16 equal cost paths to a destination:

switch(config)# router rip Enterprise
switch(config-router)# address-family ipv4 unicast
switch(config-router-af)# maximum-paths 16

Related Commands



Enters address-family configuration mode.

copy running-config startup-config

Saves the configuration to the startup configuration file.

show ip rip

Displays a summary of RIP information for all RIP instances.