What is/are the features of OSPF?

Q.  Consider the following features,

I. Load Balancing
II. Security
III. Easy to configure
IV. Supports authentication

What is/are the features of OSPF?

- Published on 23 Sep 15

a. II, IV
b. II, III
c. I, II, IV
d. I, II, III

ANSWER: I, II, IV
 

    Discussion

  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 28 Oct 15

    - OSPF is an interior gateway protocol (IGP) for routing Internet protocol.

    - It collects link state information from available routers and constructs a topology map of the network.

    - OSPF supports IPv4 and IPv6 network protocols.

    - OSPF computes the shortest path tree for each route.

    - It detects the changes in the topology, such as link failures and converges on a loop-free routing structure within seconds.

    - Following are the features of OSPF:

    Load Balancing : Gives more efficient network utilization results. It can load balance network traffic between multiple paths of the same metric value.

    Security : Transferring of data packets are authenticated.

    Supports authentication : It supports authentication using passwords and other methods.

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