I was discussing the other day with someone on IRC about a RIP issue he had. Apparently he had RIP request packets coming in and then all routers were responding with response packets with full routing table. It seemed like
RIP MD5 authentication – mismatch in key ID
This is an interesting fact I just found out. When we configure MD5 authentication for RIP they key-ID and key-string must match, this is well known. But what happens if we actually configure the wrong key-ID? Take a look at
RIP timers are the most basic thing in the world right? Even the command to set them is named timers basic… However in some documentation it is not really clear what the difference is between the invalid and holddown timer.
Conditional default route – RIP
I did Vol1 RIP labs yesterday and I wanted to show you some cool stuff. How to do conditional default routing, this is lab stuff but some of it is definetely useful for real life deployments as well. I will
Filtering RIP routes with an offset-list
As you all know RIP is a distance vector routing protocol and that gives us a lot of options when doing filtering. This time we will look at a feature that is not widely known, the offset list. Assume that