Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), part of CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 3 The World of TCP/IP.
- Number one, interior gateway protocol…that is out there on the Internet today is called OSPF.…OSPF stands for Open Shortest Path First,…and it is the number one dynamic routing protocol…that you're gonna see on individual areas…on the Internet itself.…Now, I gotta be careful about something here.…Number one, OSPF is kind of a pain…in the rear end to configure.…And to go through the process of actually configuring OSPF…on a particular router is a bit painful.…
Luckily for us, it's not on the Network+.…What they expect us to know is what OSPF is…and some basic aspects of how it works.…So let's get that down.…Number one, it is IGP,…and secondly, it uses link-state protocols.…So if OSPF is link-state,…well, let's talk about how it comes into play,…and I wanna use the exact same prop I used…in the previous episode for RIP,…except this time, poof, it's OSPF.…Now, what's happened here, again,…we have three routers that have just been connected…to each other.…
Each router knows about one particular network ID,…but they don't know anything else.…
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Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 06/20/2017. What changed?
A: The following topic was updated: subnetting with CIDR.