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OSPF | Open Shortest Path First | Quick Overview

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In this article, we will discuss Open Shortest Path First (OSPF). It is an open standard routing protocol which is defined as RFC 2328 for IPv4 and RFC 5340 for IPv6. Quick Overview to OSPF OSPF is one…

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OSPF Packet Types / Message Types and Neighborship Requirements

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In this article, we will discuss various OSPF Packet types or Message types that are used by the OSPF Routing Protocol. There are several messages which are used in OSPF in order to share data bits from one router to…

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OSPF Neighborship States

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In this article, we will discuss various states of OSPF (Open Shortest Path First). OSPF routers go through various phases before they establish neighborship. Quick Overview of OSPF Neighbor Discovery States Before we begin a detailed discussion, let’s…

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