Chapter 2. Understanding Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
This chapter covers the following key topics about Routing Information Protocol (RIP):
RIP is a distance vector protocol that uses hop count as its metric. This protocol is very simple and was intended for small networks. RIP is similar to gated, which was distributed by the FreeBSD version of UNIX. Before the RFC for RIP Version 1 (RIP-1) was written, several versions of RIP were floating around. ...