OSPF Tutorial, or How OSPF Is Making The World A Better Place

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The following are some of the most important OSPF knowledge gems, which I’ve condensed in a single tutorial. Let us start first with looking into link state algorithms. Link State Protocols: The Dijkstra Algorithm Each router calculates the lowest cost path to each other router. Routers exchange link states. They send information about their connected … Read more OSPF Tutorial, or How OSPF Is Making The World A Better Place

BGP, The Border Gateway Protocol

Introduction Historically, there was EGP. then came BGP which is a popular Exterior Gateway Protocol. It falls under neither the distance vector, nor the link state family; it is a path vector protocol. Concepts The Border Gateway Protocol is a policy-based routing protocol; we can manipulate the routing packets according to various criteria. It is … Read more BGP, The Border Gateway Protocol