Chapter 5. Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
This chapter covers the following subjects:
The oldest of the distance vector IP routing protocols still in widespread use, RIP currently exists in two versions. This chapter deals with version 1 of RIP. Chapter 6, "RIPv2, RIPng, and Classless Routing," covers Version 2, which adds several enhancements to RIPv1. Most notably, RIPv1 is a classful routing protocol, whereas RIPv2 is classless. This chapter introduces classful routing, and Chapter 6 introduces classless routing. Chapter 6 also introduces RIPng, which is an adaptation of RIPv2 for support of IPv6.
Distance vector protocols, based on the algorithms developed by Bellman, Ford, ...
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