What are the commonly used routing protocols?

 Posted by Abhisek on 1/28/2010 | Category: Networking Interview questions | Views: 3175

Routers add entries to routing table with the help of routing protocols. The commonly used routing protocols are,

Routing Information Protocol(RIP):-
It is used to advertise the current status and information in the routing table, including the routes to the rest of the routers in every 30 seconds.

Open Shortest Path First(OSPF):-
It is used to determine the shortest path, otherwise known as the lowest cost path among the nodes of different networks.

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