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Alex George has Engineering graduation in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance. He had been working as a senior Network Engineer for ten years. His specialization is in Cisco products. Traveling is one of his hobbies and visited various places as part of his onsite work. He visited different places as part of his onsite work like New York, Dubai, London, etc. Right now Alex is a director of one of the leading career development firms in India, which trains students for UPSC, SSC, and PSC examinations. He guides a lot of students to get selection for various prestigious institutions like CBI, Income Tax Department, etc. Alex George is a stock market investor and a very active intraday trader. Engineering Background: He has a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering and passed different network and security courses like CCNA, CCNP (Security), CEH, and various Microsoft certifications. Finance Background: Alex has an MBA in Finance. He is an active intraday trader and a Share Market Investor. Webmaster Skills: Alex is a blogger since 2004. He has a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScrip.

Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)

Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
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IGRP is an interior gateway protocol

invented by Cisco to replace the RIP.

It is a distance-vector routing protocol

used by routers to exchange routing data

within an autonomous system.



Important points
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1. IGRP supports multiple metrics for each

the route, including bandwidth, delay, load,

MTU, and reliability

2.The maximum hop count of IGRP-routed

packets are 255 (default 100).



disadvantage
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1. IGRP is considered a classful routing

protocol.

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Anonymous said…
Classful routing protocols can not support variable length subnets.
Alex George said…
Yes thats why we are using classless protocols for Variable Lenght Subnets (VLSM).

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