First thing you will need is VMware Workstation Player. VMware Player is available at no cost for non-commercial, personal, and home use. Make sure to download the file for Linux.VMware-Player-15.0.0-10134415.x86_64.bundle
In this lab we will configure the Open Shortest Path First routing protocol (OSPF) between two routers in the same area. With OSPF you must use a wildcard mask in your network statements as shown below.
RIP (Routing Information Protocol) is a distance vector protocol which uses Hop Counts (Max 15 hops) as a routing Metric. Default RIPv2 Timers Update – 30 Sec Invalid – 180 Sec Hold Down – 180 Sec Flush – 240 Sec Admin Distance – 120 UDP Port – 520 Authentication – MD5 & Plain Multicast Address …
A default static route is required when the destination network is NOT known by the routing table. When is a default static route required?Stub Networks – Networks with only one exit pointLimited by router resources