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OSPF Network Design Solutions, Second Edition by Thomas M. Thomas

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Case Study: OSPF with Multiple Areas

In this case study and throughout the next several case studies, you review a series of network scenarios that implement and build on the OSPF technologies discussed in the previous several chapters. This case study evaluates the configuration of OSPF and three routers into a multi-area OSPF network design solution, as shown in Figure 5-28.

Figure 5-28. OSPF Multi-Area Design

First, configure IP to get the network running and assign interfaces as well as loopback interfaces. In this scenario, subnets have been chosen that stand out to facilitate referencing their purpose. For example, ...

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