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Implementing EIGRP

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Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) is a Cisco routing protocol that is designed to address the shortcomings of both distance vector and link-state routing protocols. This chapter expands on the underlying technologies within EIGRP, including the path selection process, changes in topology, load balancing, authentication, and troubleshooting common problems.
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This chapter includes the following sections:

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Implementing EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Questions

This chapter discusses the features of Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), a Cisco routing protocol that is designed to address the shortcomings of both distance vector and link-state routing protocols. The text expands on the underlying technologies in EIGRP, including the path selection process.

Chapter Objectives

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP. This ability includes being able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the operation and configuration of EIGRP, including load balancing and authentication
  • Identify an approach for troubleshooting common EIGRP problems and offer solutions
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