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Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity by J. David Irwin, Chwan-Hwa Wu

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Chapter 12

Routing and Interior Gateways

The learning goals for this chapter are as follows:

  • Obtain a global picture of routing and the various issues associated with its execution
  • Explore the configurations employed with different routing protocols
  • Learn the operations employed in VLAN routing
  • Explore the details involved in the use of the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) interior gateway protocol and the manner in which the path is computed using Dijkstra’s algorithm
  • Understand the many features of the Routing Information Protocol (RIP), and the calculations involved in the distance vector algorithm which is based upon the Bellman-Ford equation

12.1 Routing Protocol Overview

The routing/forwarding tables employed by the routers can be generated ...

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