Case Study: OSPF Network Evolution and Convergence

The preceding two case studies reviewed the link-state database and how it was developed. This case study takes some concepts that were introduced in this chapter and shows how a simple OSPF network evolves and converges.

MatrixNet, a high-tech graphics firm that does specialized animations for the movie industry, has approached you to implement OSPF in its core network. The network is connected via Ethernet between the three routers, as shown in Figure 2-19.

Figure 2-19. MatrixNet OSPF Core Network

In this case study, you configure OSPF on three Cisco routers. First, you ...

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