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Reachability with OSPF on firewalled network

I'm trying to figure out how OSPF establishes routes when used on a network with firewalls. Say I have four routers (A, B, C, and D) and two firewalls (F1 and F2), arranged like so: (LocalA) A - F1 ...
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2answers
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OSPF routers (with BIRD on debian) recognize each other as neighbors but can't ping each other

I've created a "line" topology using virtual box - creating 4 machines and making a separate link between each using internal networks - R1 (eth0, 10.0.1.1) <-> (eth0, 10.0.2.1) R2 (eth2, 10.0.2.2) ...
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redistribution OSPF RIP of directly connected networks

I am trying to learn redistribution between RIP and OSPF. I am using packet tracer. I have one router BRANCH that is configured with RIP v2. On fa0/0 there is the network 172.16.56.0/25, on fa0/1 the ...
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1answer
40 views

OSPF LSA Group Pacing

Is LSA group pacing enabled by default in Cisco IOS or something that needs to be configured under the OSPF process? How do you determine if it is currently enabled or not?
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1answer
79 views

Static into OSPF Redistribution

I am trying to create static routes which are redistributed as E1 Type 5 External OSPF LSAs. If I check the routing tables on my other connected routers, these redistributed routes show up properly. ...
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223 views

OSPF configuration in packet tracer

assume that I have 4 buildings which all connected to main building and in each building I have privileged subnet ( red circles ). privileged subnet must be able to connect each other, and rest of the ...
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1answer
911 views

Prevent Quagga from a certain subnet advertising

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 workstation with the following interfaces: eth0 : 10.11.1.15/24 lo:1 : 10.90.50.50/32 lo:2 : 10.1.100.100/32 tap0 : 10.5.200.200/24 As you can see, all IPs fit in 10.0.0.0/8 ...
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3answers
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Static-to-OSPF Route Redistribution

Is it possible to use redistribution of static-to-ospf in order to create an external OSPF route other than the type E2? Does this process only create a type 5 LSA and can any other LSA types be ...
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3answers
615 views

What are the advantages of OSPF vs nexthop self with iBGP?

Assuming I have a fairly small network internally, but I have 4 routers each connected out to a different network. The routers are all sat next to each other connected via a switch. Each router uses ...
3
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2answers
327 views

How any routing protocol packet reaches(flows of operations) from NIC card (physical layer) to any Routing (OSPF/RIP/BGP) daemon?

The problem is rearding the routing protocol packet flow in any linux/unix device where multiple routing protocol daemons are running. How any routing protocol packet reaches(flows of operations) ...
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1answer
70 views

How OSPF Support Classless Domains

Link state Packet in OSPF contains : 1.Identification Number of sender. 2.Sequence Number. 3.Network Number. 4.Cost or metric. 5.Next Hop. i am not able to understand how OSPF support variable ...
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1answer
311 views

when choose OSPF and when RIP [closed]

A question asked in Cisco Interview : Which routing protocol will you use if you have 50 nodes in each area? Choose between OSPF , RIP and explain. Edit: I worked with the above Question and came up ...
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1answer
396 views

Unequal Cost Load Balancing via MPLS TE

Given the following network, with all sites' network routing tables built via OSPF: Site_A | Site_A_router | \ | Intermediate_site_C_router -- Other_sites | ...
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1answer
1k views

OSPF: how to advertise the subnet of an OpenVPN server?

I have successfully configured OSPF on all of our HP ProCurve 7102 routers, and most of our internal Linux routers. Routes get advertised, and all is peachy. Except for the routes into the subnets ...
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1answer
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OSPF: quagga and HP ProCurve not talking

This question is related to a previous one on OSPF routing. Based on the advice give to the previous question, I have now made myself a network diagram, identified the backbone area and all other ...
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2answers
295 views

When to start using OSPF

We have 4 offices in different countries. They are all connected via VPN to each other (i.e. at least one VPN tunnel from each office to all other three). Each office has between 1 and 4 separate ...
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3answers
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Tough routing problem with Linux, Quagga and OpenVPN

The Setup I have an OpenVPN server that acts as a central router. It is configured with "topology subnet" command. Clients are Debian Linux nodes and each have one (or more) subnets directly ...
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5answers
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What is the difference between BGP and OSPF?

I want to setup a dynamic routing network´╝î I want to know, What is the difference between BGP and OSPF ? Does both two need to be used together commonly ?
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How does ospf control flooding?

What method is used by ospf protocol to prevent looping of flooded packets for link state advertisements? The packet header does not contain any timestamp. How do the routers recognize that it is the ...