Chapter 9. Introduction to IP Routing

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA NETWORK+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 1.6 Explain the purpose and properties of routing

    • IGP vs. EGP

    • Static vs. dynamic

    • Next hop

    • Understanding routing tables and how they pertain to path selection

Introduction to IP Routing

Before you read this chapter, you need to understand the difference between a routing protocol and a routed protocol. A routing protocol is a tool used by routers to dynamically find all the networks in the internetwork, as well as to ensure that all routers have the same routing table. Basically, a routing protocol determines the path of a packet through an internetwork. Examples of ...

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