Part IV. Configuration and Management

In Part IV, we discuss how to configure, monitor, and debug Internet routing. Chapter 11, OSPF Management, explains how to configure and manage an OSPF network. All configurable OSPF items are contained in the OSPF MIB; we discuss the use of SNMP and this MIB. Common configuration tasks, such as the setting of interface costs, are explained. We also discuss whether, and if so how, to split an OSPF routing domain into areas. An example of a real OSPF network configuration, the Arkansas Public School Computer Network, is provided. The interaction between OSPF and BGP and RIP is described. The chapter ends with a description of OSPF’s security features.

Chapter 12, Debugging Routing Problems, is a practical discussion ...

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