Routing Information Protocol & RIP Configuration

Introduction to Routing Information Protocol (RIP) IP RIP (Routing Information Protocol) comes in two different versions: 1 and 2. Version 1 is a distance vector protocol (RFC 1058) and Version 2 is a hybrid protocol (RFCs 1721 and 1722). Routing Information Protocol Version 1…
How to Configure NAT in Cisco IOS?

NAT (Network Address Translation), it in simple terms translates an IP address into another. Network Address Translation is of different types like Static NAT (One to One) Dynamic NAT (Many to Many) Overloading (Many to One) The main purpose of…
FAQ: What Network Users Care about IPv6?

This article contains Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) about Internet Protocol Version 6(IPv6). Q. How to limit clients getting an  IPv6 address without using a DHCP server ? A. Use the command“ipv6nd prefix <prefix> no-advertise”.This will set a bit in theIPv6 NA…
How to Configure GLBP?

Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) provides redundancy for IP networks, ensuring that user traffic immediately and transparently recovers from first hop router failures, while allowing packet load sharing between a group of redundant routers. GLBP provides load balancing over multiple…

Tunneling provides a mechanism to transport packets of one protocol within another protocol. The protocol that is carried is called as the passenger protocol, and the protocol that is used for carrying the passenger protocol is called as the transport…
Five Things You Should Know About DHCP Snooping

DHCP snooping allows the switch to monitor and control DHCP messages received from untrusted devices connected to the switch. When DHCP snooping is enabled, the system builds and maintains a database of valid IP-address/MAC-address (IP-MAC) bindings called the DHCP snooping…