What You Will Learn
After reading this chapter, you should be able to
Explain the Cisco interior routing protocols: IGRP and EIGRP
Understand the concepts, operation, and limitations of IGRP and EIGRP
Understand the basics of configuring IGRP and EIGRP on Cisco routers
In general, there are two types of IP routing protocols: open standard and proprietary. Open-standard documentation, such as Requests for Comments (RFCs), defines the operation and algorithms of the protocol. Any company can implement an open standard on its products as long as it follows the information in the standard. Protocols such as Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Intermediate System-to-Intermediate ...