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Understanding RIP Routing

RIP, like all routing protocols, is designed to disseminate network information pertinent to routers. At the most basic level, routers need to know what networks are reachable and how far away they are. RIP does this, and it’s still widely used today. Remember, we said that RIP is a distance-vector protocol. The distance part is  Full Article…


RIP (Routing Information Protocol)

RIP – Routing Information Protocol How to find the best path to find the destination   Distance Vector Protocol Periodic Updates every 30 seconds Possible loops in a complex topology Uses Hop Count as metric (how many router I have  to pass to find the destination) Maximum Hop Count is 15 Administrative Distance is 120  Full Article…