Why do not S series switches functioning as ASBRs generate equivalent routes

Question: Why do not ASBRs generate equivalent routes?

Answer: Two areas are enabled on two S series switches supporting OSPF, for example:
Switch A:
Area 0: 10.5.5.5
Area 1: 10.4.4.4
Switch B:
Area 0: 10.5.5.6
Area 1: 10.4.4.6
Then the switches set up an adjacency relationship.
When Switch B imports a route from Switch A, the next-hop address of the route can be 10.5.5.5 or 10.4.4.4. However, only the route through Area 1 with the IP address 10.4.4.4 is displayed on Switch B. This is because when multiple equal-cost routes exist, the route with the largest area ID is preferentially selected.

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