Chapter 9Introduction to IP Routing

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

✓ 1.3 Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching

  • Routing
    • Routing protocols (IPv4 and IPv6)
    • Distance-vector routing protocols
      • RIP
      • EIGRP
    • Link-state routing protocols
      • OSPF
    • Hybrid
      • BGP
  • Routing types
    • Static
    • Dynamic
    • Default

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 ...

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