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OSPF Configuration (Pt. 2) – Misc. Features and Multi-Area Configuration

OSPF Configuration Guide (Part 2) – Misc. Features and Multi-Area Configuration

OSPF can be implemented by using two different approaches, single-area or multi-area deployment. In a single-area design, all routers are part of the same area and are an appropriate option for small networks. Let’s not forget that in such a scenario many link-state advertisements (LS …

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Interior Routing Protocols Comparison: RIP vs EIGRP vs OSPF vs IS-IS

Interior Routing Protocols Comparison: RIP vs EIGRP vs OSPF vs IS-IS

Using a dynamic routing protocol in a network today is a common routing strategy for providing full network connectivity in enterprise environments. Simultaneously, it has many advantages over static routing and brings many additional benefits, especially in medium to large networks.

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OSPF Configuration (Part 1) – The Basics and Single-Area Configuration

OSPF Configuration Guide (Part 1) – The Basics and Single-Area Configuration

For uninterrupted network connectivity and knowledge of every single part of the network topology, the usage of dynamic routing protocols is an inevitable step. Unless there is a point-to-point or a hub-and-spoke topology where static routing is a proper fit, in any other network type …

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An Engineer's Guide to Configuring OSPF Authentication

Decision making from the highest level executive suite down to the business-grade router in your further branch location is important. The ability to make strong decisions requires full understanding of what needs to be accomplished, analyze past reports and future opportunities, and …

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