The Routing Information Protocol (RIP) is documented in
protocol that exchange routing information using UDP packets.
RIP configuration includes the following information:
RIP process: enable/disable. RIP advertisements are sent and
received only when the RIP process is enabled.
RIP version: v1/v2/both. To specify what RIP Version packets are to
be sent and received.
RIP interfaces: To specify which routing entry should be advertised
along the networks. Note that only the running up Layer 3
interface(s) (in connected status) will be able to advertise routing
information,while the interface(s) in disconnected and down status
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Figure 18. Static Route
1723. In short, RIP is a distance-vector routing