CTT-TAC: Routing Information Protocol (RIP)


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Detailed Information

In this module, you will learn the basic concepts behind RIP. You will also do hands-on Configuration Labs to learn some fundamental concepts of RIP, and a Challenge Lab to test your troubleshooting knowledge.


At the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Describe a RIP routing table
  • Describe the RIP metric and discuss its advantages and disadvantages
  • Discuss RIP timers and describe the function of each one
  • Understand and discuss the stability features of RIP
  • Identify the differences between RIP Version 1 and RIP Version 2
  • Describe the RIP packet format (for both versions of RIP) and discuss the packet fields and their purposes
  • Use the basic commands necessary to maintain and troubleshoot RIP in Cisco IOS software.