Chapter 6. Routing Tables and Protocols

  1. Martin P. Clark Telecommunications Consultant

Published Online: 19 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/047086804X.ch6

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

How to Cite

Clark, M. P. (2003) Routing Tables and Protocols, in Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047086804X.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848562

Online ISBN: 9780470868041

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Routing Tables: Static and Dynamic Routing — A Recap

  • Choosing the Best Route by Comparing the Routing Distance or Cost of the Alternatives

  • Storage, Updating and Recalculation of the Routing Table and Routing Database

  • The Accuracy and Stability of Routing Tables

  • Representation of Destinations in a Routing Table

  • Routing Protocols and Their Associated Algorithms and Metrics

  • Distributing Routing Information Around an Internetwork

  • Distance Vector and Link State Protocol Routing Methodologies

  • Initiating Router Protocols: Neighbour Discovery and the Hello Procedure

  • Routing Protocols and Their Relationship with the Internet Protocol (IP)

  • The Different Internetwork Routing Protocols — When to Use Them

  • RIP (Routing Information Protocol)

  • OSPF (Open Shortest Path First)

  • BGP4 (Border Gateway Protocol Version 4)

  • Problems Associated with Routing in Source and Destination Local Networks

  • Routing Management Issues