Understand RIP Timers Once For All!

Cisco’s RIP implementation defines 4 times tight to one periodic update interval and 3 states: invalid, hold-down and flush.

The misleading information is that they are referred to as “timers” in configuration part!

Apart from the periodic update interval the other times correspond to exactly 2 timers that are attached to the route prefix and to path descriptors respectively. Continue reading “Understand RIP Timers Once For All!”