21st November 2019


What are Layer 3 routed protocols?

A routing protocol such as RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, etc is one that shares routing information with one another for the purposes of routing packets through the network. A routed protocol is one in which it provides the layer 3 addressing needed for the routing protocols to be able to forward packets to those addresses.

What are Layer 3 routing protocols?

Although there are many types of routing protocols, three major classes are in widespread use on IP networks: Interior gateway protocols type 1, link-state routing protocols, such as OSPF and IS-IS. Interior gateway protocols type 2, distance-vector routing protocols, such as Routing Information Protocol, RIPv2, IGRP.
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