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Chapter 8.6. IP Routing > Routing Protocols

Routing Protocols

Dynamic routers use routing protocols to update routing tables by exchanging information about known routes. Most dynamic routers use one of three routing protocols; Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), or Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP). RIP and OSPF are industry-standard protocols available in Windows 2000. EIGRP is a CISCO proprietary protocol that is not currently available in Windows 2000.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)

RIP is the easiest dynamic routing protocol to set up. It is a distance vector protocol that uses hop counts plus a cost to calculate the best path to take to a destination network. Windows 2000 supports both RIP versions 1 and 2. Version 2 adds a number of advanced capabilities, including support for the following:


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