Introduction to IP Routing
The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:
- 1.4 Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching.
- Link state vs. distance vector vs. hybrid
- Static vs. dynamic
- Next hop
- IGP vs. EGP
- Routing tables
- Convergence (steady state)
IP routing is the process of moving packets from one network to another network using routers. The IP routing process is a super-important subject to understand because it pertains to all routers and configurations that use IP.
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 ...