Learning path

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Foundations

Skill Level
Fundamentals
Duration 5h
Updated May 17, 2024

About this learning path

This learning path on foundational Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) provides a comprehensive introduction and deep dive into the core aspects of OSPF. It starts by explaining the basics of OSPF, including its purpose, operation, and fundamental concepts such as OSPF Neighbors, advertising routes, authentication, OSPF network types, and many others. This learning path aims to equip network professionals with the knowledge needed to manage and optimize OSPF in real-world environments, emphasizing best practices and common pitfalls.

Your instructors

World Wide Technology

Principal Solutions Architect

Prerequisites

  1. Basic networking knowledge of IP connectivity

What you'll learn

  1. Building OSPF Neighbors
  2. Advertising Networks
  3. OSPF Traffic Engineering
  4. OSPF Network Types
  5. OSPF Troubleshooting

Technologies

  1. 1. Foundational OSPF
    1. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content IP Routing Protocols
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    2. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Key Concepts and Terminology
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    3. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF - Single Area Configuration
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    4. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Router ID
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    5. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Multi-Area Configuration
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    6. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Authentication
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    7. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content Foundational OSPF Configuration
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  2. 2. OSPF Neighbors
    1. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Message Types
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    2. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Neighbors
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    3. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content Troubleshooting OSPF Neighbors
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  3. 3. OSPF Network Types & Intervals
    1. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Network Types Demystified
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    2. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Network Types
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    3. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Failover Timers
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    4. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Network Types
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  4. 4. OSPF Traffic Engineering, Redistribution and Default Routes
    1. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Database and the Dijkstra Algorithm
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    2. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Traffic Engineering
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    3. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Redistribution & Default Routes
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    4. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Metrics, Default Route and Redistribution
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  5. 5. Conclusion
    1. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content OSPF Foundational Quiz
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    2. Enroll in this learning path to view locked content Learning Path Complete
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