IP Routing Primer

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Cisco Press, 1998 - Computers - 295 pages
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A thorough guide to understanding IP behavior in a router-based network

  • Learn IP behavior in a Cisco router-based network from an expert
  • Examine proven, effective troubleshooting techniques to eliminate the need for additional technical support
  • Master IP fundamentals that everyone supporting an IP network needs to know
  • Study visual explanations of complex real-world scenarios

IP Routing Primer focuses on how IP routing behaves in a Cisco router environment and also shows how you can use Cisco routers as a learning tool. In addition to teaching the core fundamentals, this book enhances your ability to troubleshoot IP routing problems yourself, often eliminating the need to call for additional technical support. In instances where additional support is required, this book will help you work more efficiently with customer support engineers by enhancing your ability to describe problems correctly.

The information is presented in an approachable, workbook-type format with dozens of detailed illustrations and real life scenarios integrated throughout.

  

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Contents

Routing Metrics and Distances
27
Convergence in Action
40
Debug Messages and Reality
46
Loss of a Connected Route Versus a Dynamic
63
Poison Reverse and Triggered Updates
69
Problems with Manipulating the Delay
83
Calculating IGRP Metrics
89
Understanding the Role of Split Horizon 54
93
Understanding Summarization Summarized
103
Using IP Unnumbered and VLSM
131
Default Routing
163
Information
179
IP Troubleshooting Scenarios
217
Bridging IP Between Dissimilar Media
233
Appendix A RFCs
269
Implications of Various Address Alloca
272

and Subnet 0
95

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About the author (1998)

Robert Wright is Manager of Customer Engineering for an Internet backbone router start-up company. He was formerly a Senior Manager with Cisco Systems, Inc. In this role, he managed a group of senior customer engineers who provided support to some of the largest ISPs in the world. During his five and a half-year tenure with Cisco, Robert also worked as a Systems Engineer, Customer Engineer, and Critical Account Manager. Robert was the 26th person to obtain CCIE status (#1050).

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