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OSPF & IS-IS Router ID

When you think about Router ID in any link state protocol  two requirements come to mind: Each router must be identified by a Router ID and an Area to exist in. This Router ID must be unique inside a single IGP domain. IS-IS refers to the this ID as a …

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Link state protocols and Areas concept

Link state protocols have introduced the concept of multiple routing areas withing the same routing domain. Link state protocols depend on the fact that all routers must have an identical link state database and then each router will start calculating its very own routing table from this information. However, this …

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