This chapter describes IP addressing and routing protocols, and includes the following sections:
• Making the Business Case
• IPv4 Address Design
• IPv4 Routing Protocols
• IPv4 Routing Protocol Selection
This chapter discusses Internet Protocol (IP) version 4 (IPv4) addressing design and routing protocol selection. After introducing why these topics are important, the address design considerations are explored. The factors that differentiate the available IPv4 routing protocols are described, followed by a discussion of the specific protocols. The considerations for choosing the routing protocol (or protocols) for your network complete this chapter.
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