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Understanding OSPF Areas

OSPF areas

Whether you are preparing for the Cisco IP Routing exam or you are an experienced network engineer planning to implement the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing protocol, you should familiarize yourself with the capability to divide your network into separate OSPF areas. Using multiple OSPF areas reduces the frequency …

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3 Tips For Seamless VoIP Integration

smartphone

Companies seek out VoIP because it enables productivity. Telecom assets were once defined by barriers – the kind that encumbered countless enterprise professionals. Even when, say, the phone and email needed to be used at the same time, these functions were siloed on separate hardware. Transcribing a voicemail to text …

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PIM Assert mechanism : Why and how

Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) – Sparse mode (PIM-SM) is a multicast routing protocol. PIM-SM is used when receivers are sparsely populated. PIM-SM uses explicit-join mechanism. PIM-SM can work on point-to-point link and ethernet LANs.   Why PIM Assert mechanism is required: We will use the network configuration shown in figure-1 …

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