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Types of Routing Protocols – Explained 

types of routing

Routing is a process of selecting the best possible paths for data packets to travel from a source to a destination in a network. Routing is performed by layer 3 devices like routers and multi-layer switches.  What are the different types of Routing? Routing protocols can be broadly categorized into three types:-   Static Routing   Default … Read more

What are the OSPF LSA Types? – Explained

ospf lsa types

OSPF, as we already know, is a Link- State routing protocol, and being a Link state routing protocol, each router in a network exchange information about the state of their directly connected links with all the routers in a network.   It looks fine when we talk about a limited or small number of routers in … Read more

What is a BGP Attributes? – Explained

BGP Attributes

A BGP router attaches BGP Attributes to various prefixes contained in its BGP update messages to define them. Except for update messages that contain just withdrawn routes, every update message has a different set of BGP properties.   BGP attributes get classified into different types that define how routes will use and propagate a specific attribute … Read more

Types of Memory in Cisco Devices 

types of memory in cisco devices

In this comprehensive blog, we will dive into the numerous types of memory observed in Cisco devices. Understanding the different memory types is critical for network administrators and engineers who work with various Cisco devices. We will also discover the in-depth reason and the functionality of each type of memory in Cisco devices, in addition … Read more

Differences Between LAN and WAN – Explained 

differences between lan and wan

The moment we discuss technology, LAN and WAN are the two crucial aspects. The differences between LAN and WAN is what one should know before indulging in the in-depth concepts of tech. Thus, read the blog till the end to know the difference between the two better.   What is LAN (Local Area Network)? LAN, … Read more

What is CDP? – Explained 

what is cdp

What is CDP in Networking? The Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is a network protocol developed by Cisco Systems, which operates at the data link layer (Layer 2) of the OSI model. It is a Cisco proprietary protocol. CDP is used to collect information about nearby Cisco devices within a local network. CDP is used for network management.    Cisco … Read more

What do you mean by the TCP Header? – Explained

TCP Header

The transmission Control protocol is connection-oriented protocol, and it ensures the proper delivery of data. To be a reliable protocol, it uses some extra data fields. This field is known as TCP Header.   Whenever data is received to the transport layer, a header is attached to the data, which includes some important information that helps … Read more

What is EtherChannel? – Explained 

what is ether channel

We have a network design with one segment of LAN connected to another segment using a switch, as shown in the figure.  The links connecting the two switches are of 100mbps bandwidth. Both LAN segments are communicating with each other and transmitting traffic, as given below-   PC A sends 40Mbps traffic to PC D.  PC … Read more

First Hop Redundancy Protocol: Explained

first hop redundancy protocol

In our home network, we have a WIFI router (which acts as a gateway router). What if it incurs hardware failure or some service interruption? We can no longer access the internet. Right?  Similarly, in an organization with a network design, there is just one gateway router helping every host in a LAN to connect … Read more

What is a HUB, Bridge, and Switch? – Explained

hub bridge switch

This blog is in continuation to the Layer 2 Devices: Explained. If you haven’t read the previous blog, do read it now and get familiar with the crucial aspects of IT to become a skilled IT expert. Let’s Discuss a Hub Let’s learn the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Hub- What are the advantages of a Hub? … Read more