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OSPF Designated router Election

Previous post OSPF summary part 1

Designated router – DR and Backup DR – BDR

- used to reduce the amount of netowrk traffic

-all routers in an area comunicated with the DR and it forwards LSA and LSU to the other routers. 112 more words

OSPF summary notes part 1


-OSPF is linkstate has a complete overview of network (unlike EIGRP)

-Sends LSA (Link state advertisements) to update the LSDB (topology)

-All areas must connect to Area 0 (backbone) 315 more words


OSPF Virtual Links - The Details

A little over a year ago I wrote an article on Cisco.com on how to take the OSPF topology table and turn it into a diagram. 863 more words



this is more complicated lab compared to the simple ones we had on OSPF and EIGRP basics, in this lab we have OSPF and EIGRP routing enabled at the same time with different area and different distribution rules on each router. 38 more words


NSX DLR and ESG with OSPF - Part 5 - Configure OSPF

This is part 5 of the NSX Distributed Logical Router (DLR) and Edge Services Gateway (ESG) with OSPF configuration guide, describing the configuration of OSPF and DLR DHCP Relay to an external DHCP Server. 1,510 more words


NSX DLR and ESG with OSPF - Part 1 - IP Pools, Host and Logical Network Prep

This is a series of posts describing the setup of VMware NSX with the Distributed Logical Router (DLR) connected to an Edge Services Gateway (ESG) configured with OSPF.  799 more words