In the previous post, we have discussed the basics of routing and how to configure static routing. In this post, we will discuss some of the key features of Routing Information Protocol (RIP) and the step by step guide to configure RIP on Cisco routers using Cisco Packet Tracer.
RIP protocol is an open standard, distance-vector, Interior Gateway Routing (IGP) routing protocol. Since it is an IGP protocol, it can only be used to perform routing between networks within the same autonomous system. Typically, it is suitable for a small-sized network.
Features of RIP Routing Protocol
Some of the of key features of RIP protocol are: [Read more…]