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Understanding Network Routing Protocols

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Network Routing Protocols – IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS, BGP By Shaun Hummel   Overview of Routing Protocols The purpose of routing protocols is to learn of available routes that exist on the enterprise network, build routing tables and make routing decisions. Some of the most common routing protocols include RIP, …

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Understanding Wild Card Masks

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Many engineers (at one time myself too) believe they understand wild card masks. If you ask someone they will most likely tell you that a wild card mask is just the opposite or reverse of a subnet mask. Unfortunately this isn’t quite correct. Yes, at first glance a wild card …

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