Chapter 9. OSPF

Blueprint topics covered in this chapter:

This chapter covers the following subtopics from the Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching written exam blueprint. Refer to the full blueprint in Table I-1 in the Introduction for more details on the topics covered in each chapter and their context within the blueprint.

  • Standard OSPF Area

  • Stub OSPF Area

  • Totally Stubby Area

  • Not-So-Stubby Area (NSSA)

  • Totally NSSA

  • LSA Types

  • Adjacency on Point-to-Point and Multiaccess Network Types

  • OSPF Graceful Restart

  • Troubleshooting Adjacency Failures

  • Troubleshooting External Route Installation in the RIB

This chapter covers OSPF, the only link-state routing protocol covered by the CCIE Routing and Switching exam blueprint. As with the other routing protocol chapters, this ...

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