Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) uses a range of addresses with options to provide clients with IP address configurations to operate on the network. DHCP servers are configured with scopes by an administrator to manage IP addressing in the network.
Scopes are also ... Read More
Spanning Tree (STP) is running on all switch ports by default once the daemon is enabled. STP first LISTENS and LEARNS before FORWARDING traffic. It's the LISTENING and LEARNING states that delays traffic from being delivered to end devices. The lack of FORWARDING during the ... Read More
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) is link-state protocol that uses the Djikstra Algorithm to determine a shortest path tree. The OSPF algorithm uses cost defined on links to determine the best path to a network. For OSPF to remain loop free, each and every router needs to know of all ... Read More