Chapter 1. Understanding IP Routing

The primary objective of this book is to provide elaborate guidance for troubleshooting Internet Protocol (IP) routing problems on Cisco routers. In this regard, the subsequent text covers well-known routing protocols such as the following:

• Open Shortest Path First Protocol (OSPF)

• Integrated Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System Protocol (IS-IS)

• Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

• Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) for multicast routing

This chapter presents an introduction to IP routing and provides insights to related concepts, such as IP addressing and various classifications of IP routing protocols. The chapter also provides a high-level overview of implementation and configuration concepts, such ...

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