Configuring Routing Protocols

There are some variations in the application, but each of the routing protocols we have covered is configured by using the same basic steps:

  1. Enable the routing protocol.
  2. Define the interfaces on which the protocol is operational.
  3. Verify the routing table.

Enabling a Routing Protocol and Accessing Router Mode

Enabling a routing protocol is a matter of using the router <routing protocol> command at the global configuration prompt. It also worth noting that this also is the way to enter configuration mode for that routing protocol should you need to make changes or additional settings to the protocol. An example of this is the specification of the networks or interfaces where the routing protocol will be operational. ...

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