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OSPF LSA

LSA 9 ,10, 11 – Opaque LSA

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LSA 2 – Network LSA

As router LSA (LSA 1) is used to describe the router links, LSA 2 is used to describe a L2 segment in OSPF domain....

LSA 3 – Summary LSA

As we know OSPF uses concept of areas for scalability. But as we discussed in LSA 1 (Router LSA) and LSA 2 (Network LSA)...

LSA 4 – ASBR Summary LSA & LSA 5 (External LSA)

LSA 4 as the name suggests, is helping LSA of LSA 5 (Summary LSA). How does it help LSA 5, because as we all...

LSA 6 – MOSPF LSA

This LSA is for Multicast OSPF. Never heard of it, right...That's because it was never implemented. Type 6 – Group Membership LSA (Only supported on a...

LSA 7 – NSSA External LSA

LSA 7 is same as LSA 5 (External LSA) but for NSSA area. When we make any area in OSPF as NSSA, following changes will...

LSA 8 – External Attributes LSA

LSA 8 was designed to carry the BGP attributes into OSPF domain. But it was never used and never asked in interview questions...

LSA 1 – Router LSA

Router LSA is generated by every router in the OSFP domain. This LSA contains all the information about the LINKS a router has. ...

OSPF LSA and Types of LSAs

As we already know OSPFv2 uses LSAs (Link State Advertisements) as a medium for exchanging data between OSPF neighbors. By using LSAs, OSPF synchronize...