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CCNP Routing and Switching Quick Reference Library: ROUTE 300-101, SWITCH 300-115, and TSHOOT 300-135 Quick References by Brent Stewart, Denise Donohue

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Chapter 3. RIP

RIP Version 2

Routing Information Protocol (RIP) has been in existence since 1988. It is a basic distance vector protocol that uses hop count as its metric, and thus does not pick up any differences in bandwidth between different routes. RIPv2 is a classless protocol—it carries subnet mask information in its updates, enabling you to use various subnet masks in the network. Some other characteristics of RIPv2 include the following:

Image Uses UDP port 520.

Image All routes advertised every 30 seconds, along with triggered updates due to topology ...

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