Chapter 10. Routing Protocols

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

  • 1.5 Identify common IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols

    • Link state

      • OSPF

      • IS-IS

    • Distance vector

      • RIP

      • RIPv2

      • BGP

    • Hybrid

      • EIGRP

  • 1.6 Explain the purpose and properties of routing

    • Explain convergence (steady state)

Routing Protocols

The reason for the poor bandwidth economy is that a routing protocol defines the set of rules used by a router when it communicates routing information between its neighbor routers, and the router and its routing protocol need bandwidth to accomplish that.

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