RIP metric is a value for distance for the network. Usually
ripd increment the metric when the network information is
received. Redistributed routes’ metric is set to 1.
This command modifies the default metric value for redistributed routes. The
default value is 1. This command does not affect connected route
even if it is redistributed by
redistribute connected. To modify
connected route’s metric value, please use
connected metric or
affects connected routes.