This chapter covered IP routing in detail. It’s extremely important that you really understand the basics we covered in this chapter because everything that’s done on a Cisco router typically will have some type of IP routing configured and running.
You learned in this chapter how IP routing uses frames to transport packets between routers and to the destination host. From there, we configured static routing on our routers and discussed the administrative distance used by IP to determine the best route to a destination network. If you have a stub network, you can configure default routing, which sets the gateway of last resort on a router.
We then discussed dynamic routing in detail, specifically RIP and how it works on an internetwork ...