Routing Information Protocol Edit
Overview of RIP Edit
Routing Information Protocol is a distance vector routing protocol. It transfers the complete routing table to all interfaces periodically and only uses hop count to determine the best path to a remote network.
Configuring RIP Edit
RIP is relatively simple to configure. The following is an example of how to configure RIP on a router.
Enter router configuration mode.
Turn on the RIP protocol
Assign which networks RIP will advertise (this also has the effect of selecting which interfaces RIP will be active on)
When using the network x.x.x.x expression x.x.x.x will be the subnet to advertise. As RIP is a classful routing protocol this will need to take the form of a standard Class A,B, or C address e.g. 10.0.0.0, 172.16.0.0 or 192.168.1.0.
Configure RIP to advertise the subnets 192.168.1.0 and 192.168.5.0
To turn off RIP
router(config)#no router rip