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CCIE Fundamentals: Network Design and Case Studies, Second Edition by Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Chapter 3. Designing Large-Scale IP Networks with Interior Gateway Protocols

Edited by Atif Khan

This chapter focuses on the following design implications of the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocols, and On-Demand Routing (ODR):

  • Network Topology

  • Addressing and Route Summarization

  • Route Selection

  • Convergence

  • Network Scalability

  • Security

EIGRP and OSPF are routing protocols for the Internet Protocol (IP). An introductory discussion outlines general routing protocol issues; subsequent discussions focus on design guidelines for the specific IP protocols.

Implementing Routing Protocols

The following discussion provides an overview of the key decisions you must make when selecting and deploying routing ...

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