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Routing TCP/IP, Volume 1, 2/e by Jennifer Carroll Jeff Doyle

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Chapter 4. Dynamic Routing Protocols

The previous chapter explains what a router needs to recognize to correctly switch packets to their respective destinations, and how that information is put into the route table manually. This chapter shows how routers can discover this information automatically and share that information with other routers via dynamic routing protocols. A routing protocol is the language a router speaks with other routers to share information about the reachability and status of networks.

Dynamic routing protocols not only perform these ...

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