Determining That OSPF Is Operating Properly

By this point in the book, you have learned how OSPF operates, what the best design practices are, and how to manage an OSPF network. This section helps you understand how to determine that OSPF is operating properly. Just because the phone is not ringing and the users are not complaining does not mean that OSPF is operating properly. The network could be working without OSPF being the best it can be. By now you should know that OSPF is always looking for a few good engineers to ensure that it excels in your network. You need to ask yourself the following questions before proceeding:

Is OSPF operating properly and in accordance with your design?
Are you sure or unsure?
How and why are you sure or unsure? ...

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