OSPF: DEEP Dives into Summarization methods, Authentication, Default-Information Originate (Always)!

Since I already have the lab configured with different OSPF Area's, and we had a riveting exploration into the world of LSA's and the LS DB of each router, I wanted to hit some other topics again thoroughly before I switch up protocols for more DEEP Dives into all things CCNP ROUTE related! Without further … Continue reading OSPF: DEEP Dives into Summarization methods, Authentication, Default-Information Originate (Always)!

Configuring OSPF Auth, debug output

Configuring just for Area 0 (Hub and Spoke NBMA portion of below net diagram): So I had no issues with the configurations for authentication for OSPF, except when it came to entering the password on the interface, I kept typing "ip ospf authentication ..." when the command is actually "ip ospf message-digest-key 1 md5 CCNP" … Continue reading Configuring OSPF Auth, debug output